KTUU-TV, Digital News MMJ

Posted by Alaska Broadcasters Association

Anchorage, AK
Posted: 2019-05-28

Description:

Digital News Multimedia Journalist (MMJ)

DEPARTMENT: News

REPORTS TO: Digital Supervisor

JOB SUMMARY:

The Digital News Multimedia Journalist (MMJ) writes, reports, edits and presents news stories for all digital platforms and extensions with a compelling, easy to understand delivery; generates story ideas; provides creative and unique coverage; posts news and feature stories and additional multi-media content to all digital platforms, including social media extensions and podcasts. MMJs may also be called upon to shoot and live stream press conferences or breaking news events as warranted. On-air experience or equivalent is required. This is a full-time (Monday-Friday, 10a-7pm) position.

ABOUT GRAY TELEVISION:

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:

Over 60+ years, KTUU-TV has built a reputation of excellence as Alaska’s most-watched news source, producing 22 hours of local news content each week. The brand inspires confidence, loyalty and trust with both our audience and clients. The business community views us as reliable and effective. Channel 2 News is committed to providing news to the consumer, wherever and whenever they consume news: on-air, on the web, via news and weather apps, and full newscasts on mobile. That distribution is extended by simulcast of news on KFQD radio in Anchorage, on the NBC stations in Juneau and Sitka, and to over 240 communities in Alaska via the Alaska Rural Communications System (ARCS), rural cable systems, and satellite system delivery.

Responsibilities:

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Use writing and production skills across all digital platforms

Write and post stories, videos, photos

Generate and report LIVE digital and broadcast news content

Create and host podcasts and social media LIVE coverage

Disperse breaking news via text and mobile as well as web site with urgency

Develops and maintains sources for online and broadcast reporting

Participates in story selection process through meetings; attendance at editorial meetings

Various shift work will be required; Holiday work required

Critique, feedback and training are part of the job

Follow clothing and appearance guidelines set by the Company in the Employee Handbook

Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS:

College degree in Journalism or equivalent

1-2 years experience in multimedia content generation and on-air presentation

Be able to write clearly and accurately

String familiarity of AP Style Book

Must possess excellent interview and conversational writing/presentation skills

Ability to shoot and edit video; create personalized stories for digital platforms

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 Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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