Full Time Job

Morning Multimedia Reporter

KWCH

Wichita, KS 08-06-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Job Summary/Description:

WCH/KSCW is currently looking for a journalist who loves and thrives during live TV and morning shows! You must be able to handle breaking news and weather like a pro and have the ability to enterprise a lead on a slow news day. You'll be working with the best and largest morning show team in the state.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
• Lead story reporter for the morning show; ability to do active live shots with multiple hits and various story angles.
• Can quickly switch gears if necessary - from a planned story to covering breaking news.
• Ability to cover breaking and nuisance weather.
• Can constructively work with a photographer to coordinate active live shots.
• Must be able to shoot and edit as part of your day will be solo gathering for next day content.
• Excellent communication skills - for the viewers and within the news team.
• Ability to brainstorm and execute a coverage plan (back to school, special events, etc.)

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Gather and deliver news and information in the most accurate, appealing, urgent and creative way.
• Skilled live reporting is a must as this position requires multiple live hits throughout the morning.
• Demonstrate sound news judgment and the ability to tell stories in a clear, informative manner
• Extensive knowledge of social media and how to use it to engage viewers and find new stories.
• Enterprise news stories under tight deadlines, develop and maintain sources.
• Leadership behind-the-scenes, with a history of creating a positive work environment together with your entire team.
• Develop, investigate, write, report, and edit stories for newscasts.
• Attendance at editorial meetings, participation in story selection process and contribute story ideas.
• Write, edit, and post website stories prior to airing of the television version, update web stories regularly.
• Must be a visual storyteller and have the ability to come up with creative, active live shots and stand-ups and ways to explain a story.
• Must be able to shoot, write and edit stories.
• Coaching, feedback, and training are all part of the job.

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now''

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj8bm1-34-230-9-187-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KWCH

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.