Full Time Job

Sports / News MMJ Reporter


Monroe, LA 07-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

About KNOE:

KNOE-TV 8 News is an award-winning television station and news organization located in Monroe, Louisiana, covering northeast Louisiana, Union and Ashley Counties in Arkansas, and Warren and Adams Counties in Mississippi. KNOE-TV is owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television and is a sister station to ABC affiliate KAQY. Our offices and studios are located on Oliver Road in Monroe, and our transmitter is located in the town of Columbia in Caldwell, Parish. Since our first broadcast day on September 27, 1953, KNOE-TV has offered the best in the news, entertainment, weather, sports, and investigative reporting. Besides providing high-quality programming from both the CBS and ABC television networks, we also offer programs from the CW network.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/cne8zic3nbz052w/KNOE News Recruitment Video 2021.mp4?dl=0

Job Summary/Description:

KNOE has a unique job in a fast-paced modern newsroom with a hyper-local focus. The right candidate will produce or anchor sports two days a week and report news three days a week. The candidate will demonstrate the ability to report, shoot video, edit video, post web stories/pictures/video. The candidate will also have the ability to deliver compelling stories

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
* Research, gather, shoot, write, edit and report news stories for on-air and online
* Report live on the scene, especially during breaking news
* Research stories and conduct interviews in the field
* Develop and maintain sources of information and knowledge about assignments
* Demonstrate sound news judgment, collaborate with others
* Utilize non-linear editing equipment (Edius)
* Enterprise hard-news, research-driven stories
* Participate in the story selection process through meetings, the daily contribution of story ideas
* Post and regularly update stories and other material on the web and social media
* Make regular beat checks
* Perform other job-related duties as assigned

* Ability to write in a clear, concise, conversational manner
* Strong interview and conversational writing skills
* Live reporting skills and strong on-camera presentation skills
* Basic computer knowledge, including newsroom software (such as ENPS & Edius)
* Carry, shoot and edit video with digital cameras
* Ability to produce and post content to our websites and digital assets
* Willingness to work independently with limited supervision
* Able to work well in a team environment
* Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
* Strong initiative and attention to detail
* Solid news judgment and journalistic ethics
* Maintain professional and ethical conduct at the station and in the community
* Must stay current with national and local news/weather, know what is going on in the community
* Outdoor work in all weather conditions is to be expected in this position
* Some nights, weekends, and holidays required. Schedule changes should be expected
* Occasional travel is required
* Must hold a valid driver's license, be insurable and pass a mandatory drug screening

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d91ejz-3-236-84-188-42 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.