Full Time Job

Digital News Host / Anchor

Gray Television

Tyler, TX 11-09-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About KLTV:

KLTV is the dominant station in the Tyler/Longview, TX area of East Texas. We are an ABC affiliate and have been #1 by every ratings measure, uninterrupted in every newscast for 20+ years. We also have a very powerful, dominant digital presence in the market. We are a leader in the industry in digital innovation and digital products--operating and populating 8 different apps and producing an 18-hour a day live streaming news service from our newsroom on OTT, desktop and on our mobile apps.

Modern facility...Top notch equipment...Experienced News Managers. Positive, encouraging workplace with an emphasis on teaching job skills and journalism. Dominant station preparing for the future in a very powerful company in this industry. We believe we are among the best newsrooms in the country.

KLTV/KTRE
- Tyler-Longview-Lufkin, TX
- https://youtu.be/eEYLKu0Xz2Y

Job Description/Summary:

The hosts produce, present, and technical direct their shows everyday using a special interface developed for and with the input of KLTV/KTRE. East Texas now is live each day on desktop, mobile devices, in our apps and on Amazon Fire and Roku OTT devices. East Texas Now even has its own dedicated app with integrated chat that allows viewers to interact with the host. If you can talk, love breaking news and are technically inclined to multi-task while talking in front of one of multiple cameras, this is an exciting, groundbreaking position.
Our hosts do all of the following every day:
- Handle Breaking News
- Talk to reporters and news makers via FaceTime and Skype
- Self-direct the show
- Set up and coordinate guests for in-studio or remote appearances
- Plan content for each day
- Perform ''live read'' commercials from the East Texas Now desk
- Talk a lot!

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Competence in reporting live, online and on air
-Reporting on digital platforms, often live via FaceTime or Skype
- Setting up guests and reporters
- Computer skills
- Position generally alternates schedules dayside/nightside weekly
- Experience in talk radio is a plus

Are you energetic, positive and goal-oriented with a passion to succeed? Our station invites you to send your cover letter and resume, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now''

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxo29q-52-205-167-104-42 in your application.

Company Profile
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.