Candidates must have excellent communication skills both on the air and in the newsroom. Someone who can handle breaking news situations on the air is a must. Time management skills are key. You should also be skilled in social media and online news production.
In addition to anchoring assignments, you will be responsible for shooting, writing, voicing, and editing stories for television and internet. Occasional live reports will also be expected. The ideal candidate must be able to work odd hours to complete assigned stories and cover breaking news. You must be able to carry 35 to 45 pounds of equipment. A valid driver’s license as well as a safe driving record is necessary.
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or a related field is required. At least two years of anchoring and producing experience is preferred.
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This position reports directly to the news director.
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Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company and requires pre-employment drug and background testing. EOE Gray Television Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical handicap or marital status. Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission. If you believe your Equal Employment Rights have been violated, you may contact the FCC in Washington, D.C. 20054, or other appropriate state or local agencies.