Full Time Job

MMJ / Anchor


Lake Charles, LA 06-06-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
MMJ / Anchor - KPLC

About KPLC:

KPLC is located in beautiful Lake Charles, Louisiana. Situated along Lake Charles and the Calcasieu River, Lake Charles is known for it's industry, booming economy and culture. Lake Charles is the fifth-largest city in Louisiana. KPLC began broadcasting in the summer of 1954 and is consistently on of the nation's most innovative and most watched television stations, ranking among the top 5 Nielsen rated stations nationally throughout the year.

Job Summary/Description:

KPLC-TV in Lake Charles seeks a motivated and dynamic MMJ News Anchor to join our news team. Successful candidate must be a proven leader who is motivated and passionate about storytelling. Ideal candidate must be an effective communicator who excels in reporting. The ability to cultivate sources and produce enterprise stories is a must. Applicant must have a love for local news, a passion for creative storytelling, and a positive attitude.

Responsibilities include but not limited to generating own story ideas, set up own interviews, shoot and edit stories, write broadcast and digital versions of stories. Also maintain professional social media accounts, assist producers on showcasing stories, and anchor at least one 30-minute newscast per weekday.

• Candidate must possess strong live reporting skills and be driven by breaking news. The successful candidate must also be proficient on all digital platforms and meet mandated social media goals outlined by management. Driving is required for this position. College degree in Journalism or related field is required. MVR is also required.

Qualified, 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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rz6qk2-3-238-24-209-42 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.