Posted On: March 15, 2022

Journalism Job

Media Organization: KOTA Territory News & KEVN Black Hills Fox

Company Description

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.

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.

Job Description

KOTA and KEVN are the ABC and FOX affiliates in Rapid City at the base of the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. KOTA and KEVN and the market leaders for local news, sports and weather and recently moved in to a new, state of the art facility. KOTA and KEVN feature separate brands. Both stations cover the Black Hills area of South Dakota as well as parts of eastern Wyoming. Our teams produce six daily newscasts and six weekend newscasts. KOTA & KEVN are located in Rapid City, SD television DMA Market 169, a community of approximately 100,000 television HH.

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Job Summary/Description:

KOTA and KEVN are looking for a dynamic reporter who can do it all: shoot, write, produce, and most importantly, report. The candidate must be able to enterprise stories, have a great work ethic and be ready to contribute to the top news team in western South Dakota. The position isn't just about television but great storytelling on a variety of digital platforms. As MMJ, you'll not only report everyday but also train to produce and anchor so when opportunities arise -- you'll be ready to meet the challenge.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Shoot, write and edit local stories
Use editorial judgement to determine content of local newscasts
Use social media to engage with community and help generate contacts and story ideas
Post daily to all digital platforms and social media including attaching images and streaming video
Interview subjects and research facts for credibility
Produce and anchor newscasts as assigned
Follow clothing and appearance guidelines
Collaborate with news managers, producers and reporters for content and newscast development.
Edit video and stories for broadcast
Participate in community events and make public appearances on behalf of the station as assigned
Must have a good driving record
Must be able to handle on-air responsibilities
Must be a strong writer with solid news judgement

College degree
Ability to write for broadcast news
Ability to shoot and edit video
Understanding of principal journalistic ethics
Ability to carry and utilize camera equipment in the field
Valid driver's license
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