Traffic Reporter/MMJ

Company: Gray Television
Company Website
Location: Fairway, KS
Full Time

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 KCTV:
KCTV5 is the CBS affiliate serving the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Job Summary/Description:
KCTV5 has an immediate opening for a Traffic Reporter/MMJ. This candidate will provide live traffic reports for our weekday morning newscasts. They also must be able to research, shoot, write and edit daily reports for television, digital and social platforms. This person is also expected to pitch story ideas daily that are interesting, compelling, and consistent with the station’s brand. This person must also be able to fill-in anchor on a variety of news shows. This person must have strong writing skills and be able to work well under deadline.

This person will provide live, up-to-date traffic reports on our daily morning newscasts. They will also be responsible for presenting other news stories, as needed, for the morning show. After the morning show, they will shoot, write, and edit stories for our afternoon newscasts. The MMJ will also be responsible for posting on social media and writing the web story to accompany their on-air content.

Please note – the primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the duties listed above

– Traffic reporting experience in current or previous position
– 3 to 5 years as a professional MMJ
– Ability to shoot, write and edit packages for air
– Fantastic newsroom citizenship
– Ability to write web stories and post on social media

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, 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.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior by the first workday.

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

KCTV-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company