Gray-TV, News Director

Posted by Alaska Broadcasters Association

Fairbanks, AK
Posted: 2018-03-28

Description:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

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 STATION:

KTVF/KXDF/KFXF are the NBC, CBS and MyNetwork affiliated stations serving the interior of Alaska with award winning local news, great entertainment and public service to the Fairbanks community. KTVF and KXDF, our news producing stations, have been the launching point for many journalists and producers who have moved up in the ranks and are now successfully filling key roles in stations throughout the country.

Fairbanks, the gateway to the arctic, is a destination full of adventure. You can enjoy all four seasons from 85 degree summers with midnight sun to a winter full of snow, mushing and the aurora borealis. If you enjoy 4-wheeling, hiking, fishing, hunting, boating, camping, skiing, skijoring, or dog-sledding, then you might just love living and working in Fairbanks! The people of Fairbanks are friendly, hard-working and are very welcoming.

Responsibilities:

JOB SUMMARY:

The experienced candidate will lead development of content for KTVF (NBC), KXDF (CBS), and station social platforms. The KTVF/KXDF News Director is responsible for supervising and coordinating news staff and all efforts leading to quality, relevant content. The news director must use all available resources to make sure content is delivered to Interior Alaska across multiple platforms with trusted accuracy and timeliness. Strong leadership skills and an unwavering commitment to journalistic ethics and standards are a must. A market 202 news director also must possess the ability to teach and lead by example while using the latest technology.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES (Use bullet points & Listed duties):

• Develop leads and content for all stations.

• Supervision of news staff.

• Must be able to teach and support news staff and lead by example.

Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS:

Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related degree from an accredited four year university.

Contact:

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

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 [Company Name]’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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