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News Anchor / MMJ


Dothan, AL 12-15-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
News Anchor / MMJ - WTVY


About WTVY:

WTVY News 4 is the #1 local media organization producing news, weather and original content for the Wiregrass region of Alabama, Florida and Georgia. Located in downtown Dothan, AL, WTVY has been the area's favorite local broadcaster since 1955. News 4 takes pride in our winning culture and reputation as the ''Hometown News Leader.'' Leadership is about more than being the most popular. Come see how we're embracing our responsibilities to promote prosperity in the Wiregrass for all. Experience the energy of Dothan's impressive economic growth, while still enjoying a very comfortable cost of living.

Job Summary/Description:

Your Hometown News Leader is looking to hire a dynamic, experienced journalist. This position centers around delivering compelling stories to communities in Alabama, Georgia, and Florida, but it also comes with unique opportunities to grow as an anchor, team leader, and journalist. This is not an entry-level position. The ability to work on tight deadlines, calmly relay breaking news, and have strong writing skills are essential. Shooting, writing, and editing, as well as strong social media skills are required.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
- Anchoring live television broadcasts, primarily for our evening newscasts.
- Using editorial judgement to help determine the content of the newscasts. Reading through and proofing scripts before going on-air.
- Creating news packages for on-air and digital platforms, including regular franchise or special reports, as assigned by news director.
- Community engagement through attending, hosting, or speaking at local events.
- Posting and regularly updating stories and other material on digital and social media. Interaction with viewers on social media is a must, particularly through Facebook Lives.

• A degree in journalism or a related field is preferred. We are looking for someone to join the team, hit the ground running, and lead by example. Strong, demonstrated news judgment is key to success in this role.

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, and references

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk5jbq-44-213-63-130-42 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.