Full Time Job

News Anchor / MMJ

Gray Television

Anchorage, AK 10-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

About KTUU:

KTUU-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station based in Anchorage, Alaska. KTUU-TV's early beginnings date back to 1953. Over the ensuing decades, the station has built a reputation of excellence as Alaska's most watched news source, producing 32 hours of news and sports content each week on television. Online, AlaskasNewSource.com has become a digital news leader, and Channel 2's mobile News and Weather applications are on the leading edge of mobile journalism in Alaska. Strong reach and brand loyalty are augmented by added distribution to the state's capital and more than 244 rural communities throughout Alaska. KTUU-TV also operates KYES, Channel 5, the CBS affiliate in Anchorage.
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Job Description/Summary:

Alaska's News Source is an award-winning, dominant number one station looking for a morning anchor. We are seeking experienced journalist who is passionate about enterprise reporting, breaking news and delivering community stories from across Alaska. The ideal candidate will be adventurous in spirit and willing to travel across the state on assignment, as needed, for breaking news and feature storytelling. The ideal candidate will thrive on a team environment and can also work as a solo-anchor and weekend supervisor of content, driving coverage from across the state. We are a newsroom that values hard work, creativity and innovation in a rapidly evolving multimedia industry. The Weekend Anchor/MMJ works Wed. to Sun., reporting daily and anchoring the 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. news on weekends.

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Anchor weekend newscasts (or other shifts, as needed, to cover PTO)
- Generate and report on daily news stories for broadcast and digital as a multimedia journalist (shoot/edit/write)
- Post daily to all digital platforms and social media, including attaching images/video and streaming video, as needed
- Use social media to engage with community and help generate contacts and story ideas
- Interview subjects and research facts for credibility
- Follow clothing and appearance guidelines
- Collaborate with news managers, producers and photographers for daily content and newscast development
- Participate in community events and make public appearances on behalf of the station as assigned
- Must have a good driving record
- Must be able to handle LIVE breaking news on-air and other on-air responsibilities
- Must be a strong writer with solid news judgement

- College degree in Journalism or equivalent
- 2+ years experience in broadcast and/or multimedia news content generation
- 2+ years on-air broadcast reporting and/or anchoring experience
- Ability to write for broadcast news and digital platforms following AP Stylebook
- Ability to shoot and edit video (Grass Valley Edius experience a plus)
- Understanding of principal journalistic ethics
- Ability to carry and utilize broadcast camera equipment and broadband equipment in the field
- Valid driver's license

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5p5ze-3-237-16-210-42 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.