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FEATURE REPORTER/MMJ - KBTX
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FEATURE REPORTER/MMJ - KBTX

• Emerging Level
Skills: Writers

Summary

Responsibilities include, but not limited to: • Identifying and enterprising relevant local feature stories, often with a thread connecting them to regional issues • Researching and creating daily content for television, social and web platforms, including dynamic live shots and packages.

Category Journalist/Reporter 
Location Texas
Time Period time Full
Start Date N/A

Job Description

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 KBTX:

KBTX Media operates the CBS and CW affiliates in Bryan-College Station, Texas, serving an 18-county area known as the Brazos Valley. For more than 60 years, we’ve been the dominant choice for local news and entertainment. Our team produces six newscasts each weekday and three each weekend, totaling nearly 25 hours each week. 
KBTX is routinely recognized among the best in the state by organizations including the Associated Press, RTDNA and the Lone Star EMMY Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In 2019, the station was honored with the Texas Association of Broadcasters’ Bonner McLane Public Service award, as well as three regional Murrow Awards for best breaking news coverage, continuing coverage and newscast. KBTX is also a recent Texas AP Broadcasters/Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas Station of the Year and Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Station of the Year. 
KBTX has launched the careers of many well-known journalists, meteorologists and network executives, and takes pride in helping talent grow quickly into the nation’s largest television markets. The work family of KBTX is made up of a group of dedicated, professional and passionate individuals who are the backbone of our daily mission.
Bryan-College Station, Texas is a community of more than 250,000 people and the largest single metro in the Waco-Temple-Bryan DMA. The twin cities have a unique small-town feeling, but offers big city amenities, including a vibrant arts community, a city-wide, all-terrain trail system and world-class dining and nightlife. Bryan and College Station are routinely recognized as a leader in quality of life and as one of the fastest growing communities in the country. 
College Station is also home to Texas A&M University, the nation’s largest university. Aggie home football games attract more than 100,000 in the stands, with tens of thousands more camped outside celebrating at tailgates during football weekends.

Learn more about KBTX at:  http://vimeo.com/351267460

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Identifying and enterprising relevant local feature stories, often with a thread connecting them to regional issues
• Researching and creating daily content for television, social and web platforms, including dynamic live shots and packages. 
• Meeting daily and weekly deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
• Creating and facilitating working relationships with local business owners and community leaders.
• Developing feature franchise content, which may require travel and time outside of a standard workday.
• Taking an active role in seasonal KBTX productions including Aggie Gameday.

Qualifications:

Candidates should also exhibit a good work ethic, strong people skills, the ability to be a team player and work flexibly. This position may require holiday work. 
Two years of experience in a TV newsroom, as well as a college degree in broadcast journalism or a related field are expected. Experience with ENPS or Sony XPRI non-linear editing software is a big plus. 

◘  Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings by searching the station call letters and attach your resume 

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.

 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Unknown
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