KGNS TV's market dominance begins with a prime offering of NBC, CBS, ABC, CW and Telemundo affiliations; and a delivery daily newscasts across multiple broadcasts and digital streams including desktop and mobile. KGNS TV, the areas' leading news broadcaster is located in the Laredo, Texas Metropolitan area and serves a combined population of over 790,000 (seven hundred ninety thousand) on the South Texas and US/Mexico border. The area consisting of Webb, Zapata, Dimmit, LaSalle, Maverick, Zavala, Frio, Duval and Jim Hogg counties; and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico is geographically poised for success between two nations. A thriving and dynamic area for all things news, the Laredo Metro area houses a diverse economy that is often immune to economic anomalies experienced by the rest of the country. Touted the number 1 (one) inland port on the US/Mexico border and diverse in her economy, whether it be ranching, agriculture, international trade, healthcare, education, retail, manufacturing or oil/gas, Laredo and our sister cities offer a wide range of industries to foster a consistently healthy economy.
Laredo's population is a diverse blend of ethnicities with a median age of 27 (twenty seven). Her young and vibrant energy lends itself to a history that offers entertainment, a wide array of eateries and a cultural immersion in a unique experience that can only be held by the romance of this US / Mexico border culture. A home to many successful broadcasters, KGNS TV has a reputation of preparing reporters, producers, and anchors for their next move, which includes moves to larger metro markets.
On the sales and marketing side, training integrated marketing techniques is one of the reasons our team continues to thrive. The KGNS TV family is one where integrity, ethics, and personal growth are fostered. After all, it's always sunny in Laredo, Texas.
KGNS News is seeking a multimedia journalist/reporter to help bring the stories that matter to Laredoans into their homes and onto our digital platforms. This is a full-time, on-air news reporting position working directly under the News Director and Anchors with producers, and, occasionally, a photographer. You'll learn the ropes from an experienced team and tell stories that air in the market's top-rated newscasts, as well as contribute your material to our digital platforms.
Duties/Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):
- Video editing
- Newswriting (both digital and broadcast)
- Finding and telling compelling stories
- Maintaining assigned beats
- Writing and posting multimedia-rich digital news stories
- Updating personal, as well as occasionally, the station's social media accounts on local news items
- Ability to shoot and edit video, write scripts, and effectively communicate live on-air
- Flexibility in scheduling, to respond to the changing news landscape
- A degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent professional experience
- Valid Driver's License with good driving record. Employment is contingent on a pre-employment motor vehicle background check
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 who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)
KGNS-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company
Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to or by the first workday.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4po0y-44-197-101-251-42 in your application.