News - Fellowship Internship - KSWO

    Updated 13 days ago
    1401 Se 60Th St, Lawton, OK 73501
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    About Gray Television:
    
    Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 86 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.
    
    We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.
    
    About KSWO:
    
    Alert Weather team, the largest group Of meteorologists tracking storms in the southern plains. Lawton is ideally
    located halfway between Oklahoma City and the Dallas/ Fort Worth metroplex. Our region is known for the rugged
    beauty of the Wichita Mountains and the National Wildlife Refuge, a hiker' s paradise, Affordable living, great outdoor adventures, and close proximity to major cities and their attractions make the Lawton - Wichita Falls market an exciting opportunity for career growth.
    
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    Job Summary/Description:
    
    The News Fellowship program gives undergraduates the opportunity to work alongside journalists at KSWO, the #1
    station and ABC affiliate in Lawton, Oklahoma and Wichita Falls, TX. Aspiring journalists will learn the ins and outs of both the TV and digital side at KSWO. We' re looking for a pioneer in the next generation of news gathering. You will produce, report, shoot video, edit video, post web stories/pictures/video from both the field and television station. We're looking for someone who delivers compelling stories using the latest technology. Each applicant must pass a pre-employment drug screening and an MVR check prior to beginning the program. The fellowship is open to students who attend the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University, and/or Rogers State University.
    
    Your general responsibilities will be the following:
    
    * Shoot and edit video
    * Research and write stories for newscasts
    * Produce newscasts
    * Operate studio cameras
    * Contact sources for news stories
    * Perform other functions to assist the newsroom in gathering content and prepare broadcasts
    * Write and post images for stories on station digital platforms, including social media
    * Assist reporters, photographers and producers as-needed
    * Perform other duties as assigned
    

    Requirements

    * Applicants must have proven writing skills and experience pitching stories
    * Must be a college student pursuing career in television, or digital journalism.
    * Experience creating video productions
    * Previous newsroom internships or experiences a plus,
    * Ability to carry up to 40 pounds in gear and equipment
    
    ◘ Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings by searching the station call letters (KSWO-TV) and attach your resume

    Additional Info

    Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
    
    Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
    

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    Posting ID: 557359247Posted: 2021-04-30Job Title: News - Fellowship Internship - Kswo