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News Anchor/producer (w/end) - Knoe

Company: Gray Television
Location: Monroe
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

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 KNOE/KAQY:

KNOE-TV 8 News is an award-winning television station and news organization located in Monroe, Louisiana, covering northeast Louisiana, Union and Ashley Counties in Arkansas, and Warren and Adams Counties in Mississippi. KNOE-TV is owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television and is a sister station to ABC affiliate KAQY. Our offices and studios are located on Oliver Road in Monroe, and our transmitter is located in the town of Columbia in Caldwell, Parish. Since our first broadcast day on September 27, 1953, KNOE-TV has offered the best news, entertainment, weather, sports, and investigative reporting. Besides providing high-quality programming from both the CBS and ABC television networks, we also offer programs from the CW network. For further information, please visit www.knoe.com.

Job Summary/Description:

The News Anchor/Producer will be responsible for providing relevant information for KAQY in a manner that allows viewers to actively engage with the talent. The anchor gathers the necessary materials to tell truthful, timely and relevant stories on a variety of platforms in support of the station brand and delivers those stories to the viewer in a clear and concise manner. The anchor/producer is responsible for producing KAQY's 5:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscast and anchoring both programs from our innovative studio.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Anchors various station newscasts as assigned
* Produces various station newscasts as assigned
* Is an informed local, national and world news consumer, who enterprises original news content with the expectation of relevant story ideas presented daily
* Is a creative storyteller who strives to present stories in a truthful and unique manner. He/she utilizes the best video and sound; writes concise stories in active voice; and edits for clarity, creativity and professionalism while being committed to the accuracy of the finished product
* Seeks opportunities and sources to follow-up on major stories and events previously reported
* Presents a professional image on-air, in voice, presentation and physical appearance, abides by all station dress code policies and procedures
* Maintains professional grooming standards and accepts parameters outlined by station management
* Takes extra care to make sure all written and edited materials are accurate, fair, concise and supportive of the station brand. He/she makes every effort to minimize grammatical errors in any copy aired or posted to the station website and social media portals

Qualifications/Requirements:

* The successful candidate will be creative, extremely detail-oriented, and have very strong problem-solving, multi-tasking, and communication skills
* Positive and professional attitude in a fast-paced and dynamic environment under deadline pressure
* Able to work well with a team
* Computer literacy is a must
* Strong grasp of visual design, grammar, and spelling
* Experience with ENPS, Edius a plus
* Four-year college degree in broadcast journalism or related field
* One to five years experience as an anchor/reporter/photographer/or MMJ in a professional broadcast news environment
* Professional on-air appearance and pleasing voice quality
* Basic PC skills/photography skills/non-linear editing skills/writing & editorial skills
* Ability to carry required ENG equipment
* Valid driver's license with good driving record

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter 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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