MORNING ANCHOR/PRODUCER

About Gray Television:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest-rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

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:

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 in the news, entertainment, weather, sports, and investigative reporting. In addition to 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:

KNOE 8 News is looking for an experienced journalist with a proven track record of leadership and community involvement to anchor Northeast Louisiana’s dominant #1 morning and noon newscasts. As the area’s most trusted source for news, KNOE prides itself on leadership on-air, online and in our community. Our anchors are leaders in the newsroom, lending a hand to other journalists while developing multiplatform content of their own. Their leadership extends outside of work, too, where they are expected to embrace the people and culture, becoming involved in local organizations and nonprofits. The ideal candidate thrives when working with a team, exhibits strong editorial judgment, and is willing to do what it takes to get the best story. Anchors are expected to regularly create compelling original content, develop story ideas and sources, and work with producers to generate innovative, interesting newscasts.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Anchor daily newscasts, as well as breaking news cut-ins
• Report for KNOE newscasts
• Development of sources and stories within the community
• Engaging with viewers in the community and over social media
• Work with producers and journalists to grow their skills
• Produce morning newscasts when the producer is on vacation, the noon newscast, and special reports
• Make community appearances on behalf of the station

Requirements

• 2-4 years of anchor or reporting experience
• Degree in broadcast journalism or related field
• Strong, demonstrated news judgment
• Superior writing and copy editing skills
• Live reporting skills and strong on-camera presentation skills
• Proficiency in story creation and newscast production
• Basic computer knowledge, including newsroom software (such as ENPS & Edius)
• Carry, shoot and edit video with digital cameras

Candidates should also exhibit a good work ethic, strong people skills, and must maintain a professional attitude at all times. This position requires availability to work all shifts and may require holiday work.

◘ If interested you can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

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.

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