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Alert Desk Reporter


Louisville, KY 02-17-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Alert Desk Reporter - WAVE

About WAVE:

WAVE is the first television station to sign on in Kentucky and Southern Indiana and has a rich history of being the areas most trusted source for local news, weather, and sports. WAVE is the official television station for the Kentucky Derby and is known across the country for its award-winning journalism and breakthrough investigations. As part of the Gray Television family, WAVE is on the leading-edge of innovation, constantly investing in the tools and technology to best serve our audiences on all screens with original and local multi-platform content. WAVE is in the heart of downtown Louisville, where technology, filmmaking, tourism, sports, education, health, and music make Louisville one of the most industry-diverse metro areas in the nation.

Job Summary/Description:

WAVE in Louisville, Kentucky is looking for a multi-media journalist to prepare and present breaking news to our afternoon audience via our WAVE News Alert Desk. We are looking for a Reporter who is hungry for urgent news. This person must be resourceful and able to scope out new information and breaking stories. The position requires someone to find and prepare urgent news stories for multiple newscasts. He or she will also be responsible for anchoring when needed, as well as field reporting.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate excellent news judgment. Ideal candidate must be a self-starter, an excellent and clear communicator, and a team player.
*** Please note, the job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above ***

- BA degree in broadcasting or equivalent work experience
- Expert level ad-lib skills
- Excellent shooting, writing, and editing skills
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills
- Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment

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'', include references

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwz5b2-34-239-173-144-42 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.