Full Time Job

Multimedia Journalist

WKYT

Lexington, KY 01-16-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Multimedia Journalist - WKYT

About WKYT:

WKYT-TV is home to the CBS and CW affiliates in beautiful Lexington, KY. The station sits amongst picturesque horse farms in the Thoroughbred Capital of the World.

The Lexington DMA (#67) provides a competitive news environment and WKYT has emerged as the news leader, producing over 9.5 hours of news per day. Our team of award-winning professionals thrive in a fast-paced, yet fun, environment.

Lexington is home to a thriving downtown scene, phenomenal restaurants and breweries, and, of course, Keeneland Race Course, the most beautiful horse track you'll ever visit. For outdoor enthusiasts, Red River Gorge and the Appalachian Mountains are calling your name. And in the summers, Lake Cumberland is just a short drive south to get your boating fix.

Lexington is home the University of Kentucky, where basketball is a way of life! Once you see a game at historic Rupp Arena, your life will never be the same!

Job Summary/Description:

WKYT is looking for a multimedia reporter. We're looking for a pioneer in the next generation of news gathering. We report news on every platform available to our viewers. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to report, shoot video, edit video, post web stories/pictures/video from both the field and television station. Successful candidates will also have the ability to deliver compelling stories. You'll use the latest technology, including lightweight next generation video equipment and laptop editing.

Duties of this job include live reporting, creative shooting, writing, editing and posting of news stories, both hard news and features. Must have good writing skills and must be able to work well under strict deadline pressure.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Candidates should have at least two years' experience as a reporter for a broadcast news station or news website. The successful applicant's background must include, at minimum, a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or a related field. He/she must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as website publishing.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gw821n-3-238-199-4-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WKYT

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.