News - Reporter/MMJ - KNOP

    Gray Television
    402 South Dewey Street, North Platte, NE 69101
    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 85 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 KNOP:
    
    KNOP-TV has some of the highest news ratings of any station in the country, and a proud tradition of journalism that goes back more than 60 years. It is a powerful local voice, highlighting the strong community spirit in the region, and serving as an advocate and voice for those who need to be heard. The newscast production plays well above the market size with automation, robotic cameras, and cutting-edge graphics, in support of an award-winning staff.
    
    North Platte, Nebraska, is placed perfectly between Denver and Omaha.  A rich history with covered wagons and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Shows, tourists make this a destination to experience a step back into those western days and to have leisurely getaways to the white sand beaches of Lake McConaughy or experience local hiking and biking trails.
    
    Job Summary:
    
    KNOP-TV is looking for a driven journalist for the role of general assignment news reporter in our main North Platte newsroom. You will be an integral part of the top news team in the area, bringing unique local stories, from enterprising ideas to telling polished, effective stories live on-air. You will operate as an MMJ, responsible for finding, shooting, writing, and editing your stories from start to finish.
    
    Your responsibilities will include, but no be limited to:
    
    • Enterprise story ideas that matter to viewers in the local area
    • Execute all aspects of storytelling, scheduling shoots and interviews, shooting video, writing scripts, editing, and going live as needed
    • Be a multi-platform storyteller, with regular posts to social media and the station's website and news apps
    • Meet tight daily deadlines
    • Respond urgently and appropriately to breaking and developing news

    Requirements

    • A consistent track record of meeting deadlines
    • Ability to shoot and edit video, and effectively communicate live on-air
    • Flexibility in scheduling, to respond to the changing news landscape
    • A four-year degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent professional experience
    • Familiarity with iNews, Avid, TVU, Clickability, Sony ENG, Social Media a plus
    
    ► Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings and attach 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 Television's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
    
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    Posting ID: 562945717Posted: 2020-11-30