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Posted:
10/12/2018
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News - (2 pos.) Multimedia Journalist - KTUU KTUU
Gray Television | Anchorage, Alaska
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About Gray:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country - all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. 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 KTUU:

KTUU-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station based in Anchorage, Alaska. KTUU-TV's early beginnings date back to 1953. Over the ensuing decades, the station has built a reputation of excellence as Alaska's most watched news source, producing 19.5-hours of news and sports content each week on television. Online, KTUU.com has become a digital news leader, and Channel 2's mobile News and Weather applications are on the leading edge of mobile journalism in Alaska. Nielsen Media research shows that Channel 2 News products reach more than 80-percent of the adults who watch local news in a week, and more than 85-percent of those viewers watch Channel 2 News exclusively. That strong reach and brand loyalty are augmented by added distribution to the state's capital and more than 244 rural communities throughout Alaska. KTUU-TV also operates KYES, Channel 5 and the Justice Network, Channel 2.2.

Job Summary:

KTUU is looking for two MMJ. Multimedia Journalists are responsible for developing, investigating, writing, shooting, reporting and editing stories of interest. Must generate story and source contacts, and enterprise stories on a daily basis. Delivers reports of high visual and ethical standards, using creative ideas and live-news capabilities. Coverage is on-air, live or taped and on-line. Multimedia Journalists may also be called upon to fill-in as on-air news anchors or producers, when needed.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Excellent live reporting skills required, ability to ad-lib during breaking news
* Ability to do active and involved live shots and stand-ups
* Strong on-camera presentation skills required
* Excellent interview and communication skills
* Must be able to write in a clear, concise, and conversational manner
* Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines and use Social Media daily
* Strong initiative and attention to detail is required
* Must enterprise hard-news, research-based stories at daily news meetings
* Basic computer knowledge including newsroom software (ENPS), Microsoft applications and Internet use
* Ability to work well with others and independently with limited supervision

Requirements

* College degree is required. Journalism or related field is preferred.
* Must hold a valid driver's license and a good driving record
* Ability to shoot/edit video, ability to work independently as a "one man band"
* Meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
* Must have the desire to be at work during big breaking news, weather coverage and special events

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