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Reporter / Multimedia Journalist

KGWN

Cheyenne, WY 05-20-2021
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  • Full Time
Job Description

Reporter / Multimedia Journalist - KGWN

About KGWN:

KGWN-TV is the dominant news source for the Cheyenne-Scottsbluff market. KGWN-TV is located in Cheyenne, Wyoming, a community along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Cheyenne is home to F.E. Warren Air Force Base, the Capital City and Cheyenne Frontier Days, the world's largest outdoor rodeo.

Job Summary/Description:

At Wyoming News Now, we're looking for a motivated, self-starter to join our award winning news team. This is a great opportunity for someone eager to learn and grow in the broadcast industry. Just recently, we've sent people to Denver, West Palm Beach Florida, Shreveport, LA and Buffalo, NY. If you're looking for opportunity, we have it in spades!

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
- Be ready and willing to work various schedules depending on the staffing needs of the station
- Be a multi-platform storyteller, with regular posts to social media, the stations website and news app. Meet tight daily deadlines. Respond urgently and appropriately to breaking and developing news.
- Ability to lift 35-40lbs of gear
- Fill in anchor as needed

Qualification/Requirements:
- 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.
- Familiarity with non-linear editing, TVU, Sony ENG, Social Media is a plus.
- Recognize that he/she is a high-profile representative of our news organization in the community and conduct himself/herself in a professional and cordial manner which reflects credit on the station.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3v1yq-35-170-64-36-42 in your application.

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KGWN

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.