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News Anchor / Reporter / Kyou


Cedar Rapids, IA 01-25-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
News Anchor / Reporter - KCRG / Kyou


KCRG-TV9 is the ABC affiliate based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with bureaus in Dubuque and Iowa City, covering all of Eastern Iowa. We are dedicated to investigative journalism, being a part of our community and sharing the stories of the people of Eastern Iowa. We produce 6 hours of newscasts everyday, as well as support a robust website and the largest social media audience in the market.

KYOU is the FOX and NBC affiliate in Southeastern Iowa and Northeastern Missouri. The station produces a newscast each week night that airs on Fox and NBC.

Job Summary/Description:

KCRG-TV9 and KYOU are seeking an anchor and reporter. Based in the Cedar Rapids studio, this position will anchor 9PM newscasts M-F for KYOU airing in Southeast Iowa. This position will also report daily for both KYOU and KCRG newscasts. Occasional producing may be required for anchored newscasts, as well as fill-in anchoring on other newscasts.

Primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Anchor newscasts, presenting information clearly and professionally.
- Find and develop news stories around information and events in the area.
- Creatively shoot, write and edit locally-produced news reports.
- Write and post stories and videos for the station digital platforms.
- Develop social media audience and engage with that audience regularly.
- Maintain high journalistic standards in line with station brand and goals.
- Write and produce newscasts, as needed.

- Minimum 1 year on-air experience.
- Bachelor's degree or higher in Journalism, Mass Communications or related field or equivalent professional experience.

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4o537-34-229-119-176-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.