Multi Media Journalist - Wbko Wbko

Gray Television Bowling Green , KY 42103

Posted 7 months ago

Description

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. 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 WBKO

WBKO Television broadcasts signals for ABC, FOX and CW. We are the dominant local news leader offering four hours of news daily. Our vision statement: To be the undisputed leader of local content, community service and customer success. Our mission statement: We seek to develop employees committed to excellence in local news, entertainment and community service.

WBKO offers employees flexibility to learn other jobs; cutting edge equipment; opportunity to work with live news; Emmy and AP award winning mentors; encouragement to volunteer for community service. Over the last 12 years, the

station has helped the community raise more than seven million dollars for St. Jude Children's Hospital and Research Center.

JOB SUMMARY

WBKO-TV, an ABC, FOX and CW affiliate, has an immediate opening for a journalist who can report as well as produce a newscast when needed.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide content for daily live newscast as well as mobile platforms.

  • Work to gather and edit compelling video and sound.

  • Develop a network of sources.

  • Contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day.

  • Other responsibilities, including producing a live newscast, as needed

Requirements

  • Candidate must possess strong verbal and written communication skills including excellent news writing and visual

story-telling ability.

  • Creativity a must.

  • Should be able to work with news crew to deliver the best live show possible under the daily pressure of live news

production.

  • Previous experience preferred.

  • College degree in journalism or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

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