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Company: Gray Television
Location: Bryan
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

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 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 65 years, we've been the dominant choice for local news and entertainment. Our team produces about 40 hours of original content each week across our broadcast and streaming platforms. - 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. This year, KBTX became the first television station to win the Texas Association of Broadcasters' Bonner McLane Public Service award three consecutive times. Additionally, our team was honored with regional Edward R Murrow awards for breaking news, digital innovation and best 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. - Passing a motor vehicle records check are conditions of employment. Gray Television, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. Job Summary/Description: - - KBTX Media is looking for an experienced news anchor/senior MMJ to join the Brazos Valley's number one news team. The ideal candidate demonstrates solid news judgment and storytelling abilities, with a passion for delivering original, imaginative content every day. As the region's most trusted source for news, KBTX prides itself on leadership through our product 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 of the Brazos Valley, becoming involved in local organizations and nonprofits. The ideal candidate demonstrates solid news judgment and storytelling abilities, with a passion for delivering original, imaginative content every day. A successful anchor/MMJ candidate will write, shoot, edit and present compelling content both on-air and online. You'll also play a key role in developing both long and short term investigations, with a focus on uncovering the human side of each story. - You must independently enterprise content, enjoy and remain active on social media, and use your storytelling skills to offer meaningful context to issues affecting the Brazos Valley. Great writing and a willingness to learn will earn you this position. Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to: --- Identifying the day's most important stories and sourcing materials relevant to your audience--- Researching, writing and editing daily content for television and digital platforms--- Generating daily stories and content, along with regular enterprise reporting--- Meet daily and weekly deadlines in a fast-paced environment, including a strong digital focus Qualifications/Requirements: - Two years of experience in a TV newsroom, as well as a college degree in broadcast journalism or a related field are expected. Experience in reviewing legal/court documents, submitting open records requests, and an established and responsible presence on digital platforms are a big plus. Experience with ENPS, BitCentral and Grass Valley EDUIS are a big plus. - Candidates should also exhibit a good work ethic, strong people skills, the ability to be a team player and maintain a professional attitude. This position requires availability to work weekends and may require holiday work. Qualified, interested applicants may go to , you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references 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. - - As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Keywords: Gray Television, Bryan , NEWS ANCHOR/SENIOR MMJ (W/END) - KBTX, Advertising , Bryan, Texas

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