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Mmj/ Reporter

KPTV

Beaverton, OR 01-17-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
About KPTV:

KPTV FOX 12 is Portland, Oregon's #1 news station and the home of First, Live, Local news, and First Alert Weather. The FOX 12 team produces Portland's top-rated newscasts, local programs, and original live-streaming shows and content. KPTV is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Portland, Oregon. Owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television, it is part of a duopoly with Vancouver, Washington-licensed MyNetworkTV affiliate KPDX.

Job Summary/Description:

Portland, Oregon's #1 news station, FOX 12, has an immediate opening for an MMJ/Reporter. The top candidate will be a dynamic, high-level storyteller who gathers news for broadcast, web, and other platforms of the future.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
- Shoot, write, and edit stories
- Appear on-air and coordinate live shots
- Develop sources within the community to gain unique ''Only On'' insight and reports on important and impactful issues
- Pitch leadable and/or original story ideas daily
- Strong research skills, ability to employ critical thinking skills to dig and go ''beyond the press release'' and/or confirm incoming news tips via email or social media
- Work with a sense of immediacy and in a team while exhibiting sound news judgment and ethics
- Potential and drive to fill-in anchor, when needed

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field preferred
- Minimum of two years experience as a reporter/MMJ in a local newsroom
- Ability to work long hours/overtime, weekends, and overnights as needed for breaking news and specialized coverage
- Must be able to carry 35+ pounds of gear and be experienced in shooting and editing unique content
- Good driving record
- Knowledge of ENPS newsroom systems and Edius editing systems preferable

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

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KPTV-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Additional Info

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before or by the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rbz3o6-100-26-196-222-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KPTV

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.