Full Time Job

Multimedia Journalist

KTRE

Pollok, TX 07-15-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST - KTRE (Pollock TX)

About Gray Television:

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.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the busines

About KLTV/KTRE:

KTRE is the dominant station in the Lufkin, TX area of East Texas. We are an ABC affiliate and have been #1 by every ratings measure, uninterrupted in every newscast for 20+ years. We also have a very powerful, dominant digital presence in the market. We are a leader in the industry in digital innovation and digital products--operating and populating 7 different apps and producing an 18-hour a day live streaming news service from our newsroom on OTT, desktop and on our mobile apps.

We do things differently. If you want to work from the station you can. We outfit you with modern technology that allows you to take control of your work day, work from the field without spending a lot of time in meetings. Our MMJs have the option each day to start from home and hit the ground running without the traditional morning meeting. We allow out MMJs to work with a greater amount of independence than most.

Job Summary/Description:

We are looking for a talented Multi Media Journalist/Reporter who is a self starter with good news judgement. Candidate must gather & verify information in the production of news reports. Candidate must investigate leads, pitch stories to managers daily, shoot & edit, write, produce and report material for broadcast and digital products on all platforms.

General Responsibilities:
- Competence in reporting live, online and on air
- Reporting at times on digital platforms, often live via FaceTime or Skype
- Shooting stories
- Pitching and researching, setting up news stories
- Editing stories
- Writing
- Posting stories online
- Computer skills
- Lifting/carrying/managing news photography equipment
-Frequently required to work outdoors
- Required to work weekends, holidays and evenings as necessary
- Must have valid drivers' license and be insurable

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Journalism degree or similar is preferred
- Professional video camera and professional non-linear editing knowledge

Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, click on ''apply now'', we also encourage you to upload your resume and cover letter

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv7z9m-3-231-230-177-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KTRE

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.