WAVE is looking for a News Reporter who digs, develops sources and embraces all aspects of the storytelling process - enterprising, shooting, writing, editing, and presenting on camera.
JOB DESCRIPTIONAbout Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets, reaching 36 percent of US television households.
We constantly strive for excellence. By upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and developing the best and brightest employees in the business.
WAVE is the first television station to sign on in Kentucky and Southern Indiana and has a rich history of being the area's most trusted source for local news, weather, and sports. WAVE is the official television station for the Kentucky Derby and is known across the country for its award-winning journalism and breakthrough investigations. As part of the Gray Television family, WAVE is on the leading edge of innovation, constantly investing in the tools and technology to best serve our audiences on all screens with original and local multi-platform content. WAVE is in the heart of downtown Louisville, where technology, filmmaking, tourism, sports, education, health, and music make Louisville one of the most industry-diverse metro areas in the nation.
WAVE wants to break news, not just cover it. We are looking for a News Reporter 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/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 platform
- Participate in daily editorial decisions and long-term strategic newscast initiatives
- At least two years experience as a News Reporter or 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 degree
Interested applicants can go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, and station call letters, or click on "apply now", we encourage you to upload your resume and cover letter, and references
(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)
WAVE-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company
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If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references.
Apply Link: https://gray.tv/careers