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.
KPLC is located in beautiful Lake Charles, Louisiana. Situated along Lake Charles and the Calcasieu River, Lake Charles is known for its industry, booming economy, and culture. Lake Charles is the fifth-largest city in Louisiana. KPLC began broadcasting in the summer of 1954 and is consistently one of the nation's most innovative and most-watched television stations, ranking among the top 5 Nielsen-rated stations nationally throughout the year.
KPLC-TV in Lake Charles seeks a motivated and dynamic Reporter/MMJ to join our news team. Successful candidate must be a proven leader who is motivated and passionate about storytelling. The ideal candidate must be an effective communicator who excels in reporting. The ability to cultivate sources and produce enterprise stories is a must. Applicant must have a love for local news, a passion for creative storytelling, and a positive attitude.
Candidate must possess strong live reporting skills and be driven by breaking news. The successful candidate must also be proficient on all digital platforms and meet mandated social media goals outlined by management. Driving is required for this position. College degree in Journalism or related field is required.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Generate own story ideas
Set up own interviews
Shoot and edit stories
Write broadcast and digital versions of stories
Maintain professional social media accounts
Assist producers on showcasing stories
Experience in shooting and editing own stories.
A college degree in journalism or related field.
Drug screen and MVR check required