Full Time Job

Digital News Producer / Reporter


Anchorage, AK 04-20-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Digital News Producer / Reporter - KTUU

About KTUU:

KTUU-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station based in Anchorage, Alaska. KTUU-TV's early beginnings date back to 1953. Over the ensuing decades, the station has built a reputation of excellence as Alaska's most watched news source, producing 32 hours of news and sports content each week on television. Online, AlaskasNewSource.com has become a digital news leader, and our mobile News and Weather applications are on the leading edge of mobile journalism in Alaska. Strong reach and brand loyalty are augmented by added distribution to the state's capital and more than 244 rural communities throughout Alaska. KTUU-TV also operates KYES, Channel 5.

Learn what it's like to work for KTUU, watch our video: https://www.alaskasnewssource.com/page/what-its-like-to-work-for-ktuu/

Job Summary/Description:

The Digital Content Producer/Reporter gathers, writes, reports, and edits news stories for all digital platforms and extensions with a compelling, easy to understand delivery, generates story ideas for digital and TV coverage, and posts multimedia content to all digital platforms, including social media extensions. Appearances on television and digital platforms/social media as a reporter should be expected. This position may also be called upon to shoot and live stream press conferences or breaking news events as warranted.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Strong journalism and writing skills with an emphasis on AP style
* Copy edit digital news stories written by other newsroom reporters
* Social media skills as related to journalism
* Make phone calls and work with other reporters/news makers to generate content for all digital platforms and broadcast
* Create eye-catching visuals and graphics to increase digital and social media engagement
* Develop and maintain sources for online and on-air reporting
* Constant vigilance of current events
* Respond to viewer/reader inquiries by phone, email and social media
* Various shift work will be required; holiday work required

* Knowledge of AP Stylebook
* Able to use social media outlets to engage viewers
* Must be able to work well under pressure and with limited supervision
* Strong initiative and attention to detail is required
* Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a manner that will work well with co-workers, supervisors and viewers/readers
* Solid keyboarding skills
* Comfort and clear, accurate, conversational delivery style on-air and on digital LIVE platforms
* Ability to work with Google Docs, ARC CMS, ENPS, Grass Valley edit or equivalent
* College Degree in Journalism or equivalent
* Strong writing and organizational skills
* Valid Driver's License and clean driving record

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

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxyj3o-3-234-244-105-42 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.