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News Anchor / Reporter

Gray Television

Louisville, KY 01-23-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
NEWS ANCHOR/REPORTER (W/END) - WAVE

About WAVE:

WAVE is the first television station to sign on in Kentucky and Southern Indiana and has a rich history of being the areas most trusted source for local news, weather, and sports. WAVE is the official television station for the Kentucky Derby and is known across the country for its award-winning journalism and breakthrough investigations. As part of the Gray Television family, WAVE is on the leading-edge of innovation, constantly investing in the tools and technology to best serve our audiences on all screens with original and local multi-platform content. WAVE is in the heart of downtown Louisville, where technology, filmmaking, tourism, sports, education, health, and music make Louisville one of the most industry-diverse metro areas in the nation.

Job Summary/Description:

WAVE, the NBC affiliate in Louisville, Kentucky, has an immediate opening for a Weekend Anchor and Reporter. In addition to anchoring the highly-rated weekend evening newscasts, this position also reports three weekdays. We are looking for a dynamic, high-level storyteller who delivers every day.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate excellent news judgment, be a self-starter, an excellent and clear communicator, and a team player.

Duties/Responsibilities include but not limited to:
- Develop sources within the community and report on timely, important and impactful issues
- Produce and deliver day-turns three weekdays, as well as special event coverage. Our anchors are expected to write and contribute daily to newscasts
- Write and post daily on all digital platforms as new information is learned. This includes WAVE3.com, social media, our news app, OTT and within our television newscasts

Qualifications/Requirements:
- BA degree in broadcasting or equivalent work experience
- Expert level ad libbing skills
- Excellent shooting, writing, and editing skills
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills
- Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
- Strong work ethic, organizational and leadership skills. Must be able to work quickly, make deadlines, multi-task and show composure, especially during breaking news

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

WAVE-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gknw08-44-213-63-130-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $0.00 to $0.00 ($ USD)

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.