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News Reporter

KPTV

Beaverton, OR 03-21-2024
 
  • 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 Description/Summary:

Portland, Oregon's #1 news station, FOX 12, has an immediate opening for a News Reporter. The top candidate will be a dynamic, high-level storyteller who gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms of the future. This reporter will contribute primarily to our 6.5-hour top-rated morning newscast, Good Day Oregon.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
- Gather, write, and deliver news 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 independently and as 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 working as a General Assignment Reporter in a television newsroom.
- Willingness to work long hours and overtime.

Interested applicants can go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your cover letter, resume, 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

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0j3ee-3-227-240-72-42 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.