News Anchor (W/End)/MMJ

Company: Gray Television
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Location: Fairway, KS
Full Time

KCTV5 is seeking a Weekend Anchor/MMJ. A successful candidate will, first and foremost, be a leader of all editorial content on the weekends. They will help decide and execute content decisions for the weekend crew.

During the week, this person will be a dynamic, high-level storyteller who gathers news for multiple platforms including on-air, web, and social media. We are looking for an MMJ who knows how to enterprise and pitch great stories, with the goal of being the lead story each and every day

• Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field preferred.
• 1-2 years MMJ/Anchoring experience preferred.
• Exceptional news judgment.
• Professional knowledge of broadcast news operations.

Duties/Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):
• Anchor weekend newscasts.
• Gather and report general assignment lead stories in multiple newscasts as an MMJ.
• Ability to shoot, write, edit, and post stories, pictures, and videos to serve our audience on all platforms.
• Ability to connect with the audience.
• Strong research skills with ability to employ critical thinking skills to dig deeper into incoming news tips.
• Develop sources within the community to gain unique insight and reports on important and impactful issues.
• Appear on air and coordinate live shots.
• Work well under pressure in deadline-driven situations.
• Candidate must work with a sense of immediacy and on a team while exhibiting sound news judgment and ethics.

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.

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