KTUU-TV, Weekend Producer/MMJ

Posted by Alaska Broadcasters Association

Anchorage, AK
Posted: 2019-01-16

Description:

Job Title - Weekend Producer/Multimedia Journalist

Station - KTUU-TV Anchorage

Department - News

Reports to - Assistant News Director

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:

KTUU-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station based in Anchorage, Alaska. KTUU-TV’s early beginnings date back to 1953. Over the ensuing decades, the station has built a reputation of excellence as Alaska’s most watched news source, producing 22-hours of news and sports content each week on television. Online, KTUU.com has become a digital news leader, and Channel 2’s mobile News and Weather applications are on the leading edge of mobile journalism in Alaska. Strong reach and brand loyalty are augmented by added distribution to the state’s capital and more than 244 rural communities throughout Alaska. KTUU-TV also operates KYES, Channel 5 and the Justice Network. 

Click here to see what its like to work at KTUU: http://www.ktuu.com/content/stationjobs/What-its-like-to-work-for-KTUU-406566725.html

Responsibilities:

JOB SUMMARY:

The Producer/Multimedia Journalist is responsible for producing content for newscasts including: creating content for TV and web, writing scripts, editing copy, ordering graphics to fit stories, coordinating live shots, communicating with anchors and production staff during live broadcasts, and directing reporters & photographers on deadline. Multimedia Journalists are responsible for developing, investigating, writing, shooting, reporting and editing stories of interest. Must generate story and source contacts, and enterprise stories on a daily basis. Delivers reports of high visual and ethical standards, using creative ideas and live-news capabilities. Coverage is on-air, live or taped and on-line. This Producer/Multimedia Journalist position requires working a weekend shift as well as 3 days (or nights) a week.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strong initiative and persistent attention to detail is required

•Be able to write clearly and accurately; great grammar

•Produces newscasts including: stacking, writing scripts, editing copy, ordering graphics to fit stories, making maps, coordinating live shots with directors, production staff, reporters & photographers

•Write copy for TV and web daily, including gathering breaking news information by phone in the overnight hours

•Ability to shoot/edit video, ability to work independently as a "one man band"    

•Ability to do active and involved live shots and stand-ups; strong on-camera presentation skills 

•Excellent live reporting skills required, ability to ad-lib during breaking news

•Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines and use Social Media daily

Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS: 

•College degree is required. Journalism or related field is preferred.

•Must hold a valid driver’s license and a good driving record

•Meet tight deadlines and work well under deadline pressure

•Must have the desire to be at work during big breaking news 

•Basic computer knowledge including newsroom software (ENPS) and edit software (Grass Valley Edius) 

Contact:

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

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