NEWS REPORTER - KPTV
Company: Gray Television
Posted on: January 22, 2023
About Gray Television: Gray Television is a leading media
company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113
television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US
television households. 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 KPTV: KPTV is a
Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Portland, Oregon.
Owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television, it is part of a duopoly
with Vancouver, Washington-licensed MyNetworkTV affiliate KPDX. Job
Description/Summary: Portland, Oregon's news station, FOX 12, has
an immediate opening for a News Reporter. The top candidate will be
a dynamic, high-level storyteller who gathers news for broadcast,
web and other platforms of the future. Duties/Responsibilities
include but not limited to: - Gather, write and deliver news
stories.- Appear on-air and coordinate live shots.- Develop sources
within the community to gain unique, "Only On" insight and reports
on important and impactful issues.- Pitch leadable and/or original
story ideas daily.- Strong research skills, ability to employ
critical thinking skills to dig and go "beyond the press release"
and/or confirm incoming news tips via email or social media.- Work
with a sense of immediacy independently and as a team while
exhibiting sounds news judgment and ethics.- Potential and drive to
fill-in anchor, when needed. Qualifications/Requirements: -
Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field preferred.-
Minimum of two years' experience working as a General Assignment
Reporter in a television newsroom.- Willingness to work long hours
and overtime. Interested applicants can, go to , you may type in
the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now",
upload your cover letter, resume, and references Additional Info:
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, and 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.
As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that
newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully
vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the
extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical
or religious accommodation.
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