KCTV5 has an immediate opening for a MMJ. This candidate 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 and compelling, and also consistent with the station’s brand. Developing contacts and sources in the community is also a must. The ideal candidate should have at least three years experience as a MMJ for a broadcast news station, and be able to handle breaking news and live field coverage. You 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. MMJ will also be responsible for posting on social media and writing the web story to accompany their on-air content. The ideal candidate will also pitch news stories daily.
Please note – the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above
– 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
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.
KCTV5 is the CBS affiliate serving the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Plus, here’s something unique. You would actually like coming to work—because people here love this station and love this city! It’s an energy and excitement that is fun and rejuvenating
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.
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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 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
(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)
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