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News Anchor / Reporter / Kpho


Phoenix, AZ 05-16-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
News Anchor / Reporter - KTVK / Kpho


Arizona's Family (KTVK & KPHO) is a media powerhouse located in Phoenix, Arizona. The purpose of Arizona's Family is to empower Arizonans to live their best lives. Home to CBS 5 and 3TV, Arizona's Family produces more than 100+ hours of local news and programming every week. CBS 5 is Arizona's Most Watched Television Station driven by the power of CBS programming and sports while 3TV is one of the strongest Independent television stations in the country with its highly rated morning show, Good Morning Arizona. And the reach of Arizona's Family doesn't stop with linear television, is the market's top performer in local multi-platform uniques.

It is also home to Arizona's Family Originals, our in-house original content production team that is working on several long-form programs, documentaries, docuseries and original podcasts, including True Crime Arizona that has more than one million downloads to date. But at the heart of it all is our commitment to Arizona. Community is the cornerstone of all we do at Arizona's Family raising millions of dollars for charities across Arizona each year, creating a movement of kindness through our Surprise Squad and Pay it Forward initiatives, and providing Christmas to more than 50,000 Arizona children each holiday season are just some of the many examples of our commitment to our viewers and the great state 48.

Job Summary/Description:

The News Reporter/Anchor at Arizona's Family CBS 5 and 3 TV are owned and operated by Gray Television. Ideal candidates can deliver news in a conversational, authorative and genuine way which will attract the largest available audience to the station's newscasts. Our anchors are newsroom leaders who consistently attend and participate in editorial meetings. Daily anchors will pitch story ideas and collaborate with Producers. This candidate should have experience field anchoring, strong writing skills and can edit and/or rewrites copy when needed. Our anchors produce in-depth, promotable content on a regular basis as well as expand their content via live Q&A segments on OTT platforms.

Duties would include delivering the news in a conversational, authoritative and genuine way. Reporting both in the studio and in the field. Research, pitch and accept general reporting assignments from Executive Producers, Senior Producers, Managing Editor and/or Assignment Desk. Provide story narration on or off camera. Engage and contribute content on various multiple digital platforms. Contribute initiative concepts and ideas on a regular basis. Participate as needed on in-studio interviews. Develop and maintain contact with news sources. Propose ideas for hard news stories, follow-ups, features and mini documentaries.

Represent the station at various community events. Provide general assistance in the preparation of station newscasts. Other duties as assigned.

Please note
- the primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the duties listed above

- Two years general on air-news reporting experience. Journalistic skills editorial judgment with knowledge of editing and photography skills, or equivalent work experience
- Bachelors degree in Journalism or Communications preferred

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities -
- Ability to work under pressure, adapt to change, meet deadlines, work well as a team and independently. Exceptional communication skills and excellent knowledge of current events

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

KTVK/KPHO-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7wpz6-44-200-112-172-42 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.