About Gray Television:
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.
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 19.5-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 Justice Network.
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. Multimedia Journalists may also be called upon to fill-in as on-air news anchors or producers, when needed.
Responsibilities include (but may not be limited to):
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
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"
Meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
Must have the desire to be at work during big breaking news, weather coverage and special events
" Please apply online at: https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings