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News Anchor - Local News Live

Gray Television

Washington, DC 05-15-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
NEWS ANCHOR (PRIMARY) - LOCAL NEWS LIVE (GRAY MEDIA GROUP)

About Local News Live:

Local News LIVE is Gray TV's 24/7 live streaming news network. It provides live coverage from Gray's 113 markets, allowing viewers to watch stories from across the country on one platform. Watch national coverage of the day's top stories and get a local perspective from journalists who live in the communities they cover.

Job Summary/Description:

Local News LIVE is looking for anchors to host our 24/7 live streaming news network. The ideal candidate has a passion for journalism, a strong background in storytelling, and a desire to own breaking news as well as the big stories happening across the country. Local News LIVE is seeking anchors who think on their feet, thrive on what's happening in the moment and embrace a startup culture.

Primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Anchor breaking news coverage, live events, and daily newscasts
- Ability to present the news unscripted
- Write headlines, scripts as assigned by producing team to contribute to the overall
quality of the newscast and channel
- Collaborate with producers to develop and deliver compelling news coverage
- Process constantly changing information for presentation in a non-scripted live
environment
- Prepare, executive strong live interviews and conversations with newsmakers and
guests through research and knowledge of topics at hand
- Assist producers with newsgathering and procuring resources

Qualifications/Requirements:
- BS/BA in journalism, communications or related field preferred
- Three or more years as a news anchor at a TV station
- Sound editorial judgment and AP style writing skills
- Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment requiring strict deadlines and
a focus on team orientation
- Familiarity with ENPS, BitCentral and digital content management systems
- Skilled communicator, capable of speaking to a diverse audience and conveying
messages effectively

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

Local News Live-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be vaccinated against the coronavirus

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb2yzk-18-232-31-255-42 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.