KTUU-TV, Morning MMJ

Posted by Alaska Broadcasters Association

Anchorage, AK
Posted: 2019-03-21

Description:

Morning Multimedia Journalist

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:

For 40 years, Channel 2 has been Alaska’s most watched news source. The station has built a reputation of excellence, producing more than 22-hours of news, weather and sports content each week on television. Online, KTUU.com has become a digital news leader, and Channel 2’s mobile News, Weather and live streaming applications are on the leading edge of mobile journalism in Alaska. Our strong reach and brand loyalty are augmented by added distribution to the state’s capital and more than 244 rural communities throughout Alaska. And, we have recently moved into a state-of-the-art media facility in Anchorage, built to deliver Alaska’s finest HD broadcasts and serve as a springboard into a dynamic future.

To learn what its like to work for KTUU, watch our video: http://www.ktuu.com/aboutus/jobs/

JOB SUMMARY:

We are looking for a dynamic Multimedia Journalist for the morning shift at KTUU, one that will be responsible for developing, investigating, writing, shooting, reporting and editing stories of interest. MMJs must generate stories and source contacts, and enterprise stories on a daily basis. The morning MMJ is expected to deliver reports of high visual and ethical standards, using creative ideas and live-news capabilities. Coverage is on-air, live or taped and on-line.

Multimedia Journalists may also be called upon to fill-in as on-air news anchors or newscast producers, whenever needed.

Responsibilities:

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Excellent live reporting skills required, ability to ad-lib during breaking news
  • Ability to do active and involved live shots and stand-ups
  • Strong on-camera presentation skills required
  • Excellent interview and communication skills
  • Must be able to write in a clear, concise, and conversational manner
  • Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines and use Social Media daily
  • Strong initiative and attention to detail is required
  • Must enterprise hard-news, research-based stories at daily news meetings
  • Basic computer knowledge including newsroom software (ENPS), Microsoft applications and Internet use
  • Ability to work well with others and independently with limited supervision

Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-3 years TV experience as a multimedia journalist
  • College degree is required. Journalism or related field is preferred.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Ability to shoot/edit video, ability to work independently as a “one man band” under tight deadlines
  • Must have the desire to be at work during big breaking news, weather coverage and special events

Contact:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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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