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News Producer/Reporter H

at Gray Media Group Inc dba KXII TV in Sherman, Texas, United States

Job Description

KXII-TV News 12 is seeking a news producer/reporter for our Sherman newsroom to help bring the stories that matter to Texomans into their homes and onto our digital platforms. This is a full-time, hybrid on-air news reporting/behind-the-scenes producing position working directly under the news director and anchors. You'll learn the ropes from an experienced, award-winning news team, and you’ll help put together the market’s top-rated newscasts. 

 

General responsibilities include:

ˑWrite, shoot, and edit stories on your own for daily newscasts, website and social platforms

ˑOccasionally producing and editing local newscasts

ˑResearch, gather, & provide information in the most accurate, appealing, timely & creative way using all resources

ˑDevelop and maintain sources of information and knowledge about assignments

ˑParticipate in story selection process through meetings, and contribute story ideas daily

ˑPost news stories online

ˑUpdating station's social media platforms

ˑDemonstrate sound news judgment, collaborate with others to present the story in the best way

ˑAbility to travel for assignments, as needed

ˑAbility to lift 35-40lbs of gear

ˑRecognize that he/she is a high-profile representative of our news organization in the community and conduct himself/herself in a professional and cordial manner

ˑPerform other duties as assigned

ˑWork evenings, weekends and holidays as needed

 

Qualifications include:

Ability to shoot and edit video, write scripts, and effectively communicate live on-air. **MUST INCLUDE LINK TO DEMO REEL**

ˑFamiliarity with non-linear editing, TVU, JVC ENG, Social Media.

ˑA degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent professional experience, is preferred

ˑValid Driver’s License with good driving record. Employment is contingent on a pre-employment motor vehicle background check.

ˑAbility to write clear, concise and accurate broadcast copy

ˑKnowledge of AP style

ˑStrong English language and spelling & grammar skills

ˑAble to work both independently and as part of a team to achieve success

ˑFlexibility in scheduling to respond to the changing news landscape

ˑSocial media savvy

 

KXII is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.  To apply click on the link below:

 

NEWS PRODUCER/REPORTER - KXII | Gray Television (ultipro.com)

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Job Posting: 2919616

Posted On: Oct 02, 2023

Updated On: Dec 20, 2023

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