NEWS REPORTER/MMJ - WAVE

Gray Television


Job Description
WAVE 3 News wants to break news, not just cover it. We are looking for a Multimedia Journalist who digs, develops sources and embraces all aspects of the storytelling process - enterprising, shooting, writing, editing, and presenting on camera. Digital storytelling is a key component of our MMJ duties, so candidates must be skilled in using digital and social tools to enhance stories, gather information, and engage with the audience.About Gray Television:Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.About WAVE:WAVE News is the NBC affiliate for Louisville, KY. We offer nearly 60 hours of local television news per week and 40 hours of live programming in the field throughout the week of the Kentucky Derby.Job Summary/Description:WAVE 3 News wants to break news, not just cover it. We are looking for a Multimedia Journalist who digs, develops sources and embraces all aspects of the storytelling process - enterprising, shooting, writing, editing, and presenting on camera. Digital storytelling is a key component of our MMJ duties, so candidates must be skilled in using digital and social tools to enhance stories, gather information, and engage with the audience.Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:- Develop and pitch unique enterprise stories daily- Shoot, write, edit, and present compelling stories, either solo or with a photographer- Optimize story presentation for each WAVE 3 News platform- Participate in daily editorial decisions and long-term strategic newscast initiativesQualifications/Requirements:- At least two years experience as a multimedia journalist- Strong writing skills and editorial judgment- Ability to shoot and edit on deadline- Strong understanding of digital and social platforms- Clean Driving Record - Four-year college degreeIf 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 referencesAdditional Info:Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.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.SDL2017
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