FT Multi-Media Journalist (KMOT)
KMOT-TV, the NBC affiliate in Minot, North Dakota, and the Minot-area’s only locally-broadcast 6 and 10 p.m. newscast, has an immediate opening for a multi-media journalist.
This position offers invaluable experience for someone looking to ‘cut their teeth’ in television news. It also gives the candidate an opportunity to grow as a leader in the newsroom and become a ‘face in the community.`
-Write, shoot, and edit stories for our newscasts, Tuesday through Saturday, primarily as a dayside reporter
-Use social media in reporting as a way to promote a ‘digital first’ attitude
-Participate in daily editorial meetings and cultivate story ideas
-Bring multiple constructive story ideas to the team`s editorial meetings that go above and beyond covering events, (i.e., issue-oriented news coverage, investigative angles, etc.)
-Fill-in anchor when needed
-Assist team members in planning coverage of major events (festivals, etc.)
-Represent the station at public events
-A good attitude, FIRST AND FOREMOST
-A Journalism/Broadcasting degree, or similar line of education, from a four-year university
-A résumé tape, or ‘reel,’ exhibiting one’s work, including standups, anchor samples, live shot experience, etc.
-Previous television work experience is not a requirement but is preferred and encouraged
-A general knowledge of how to use the following: television news cameras (P2, Sony, etc.), newscast production systems (ENPS, iNews, etc.), non-linear video editing systems (Edius, Final Cut, Premier, etc.), live reporting devices (TVU, etc.), and using social media for reporting (Facebook live, Twitter, etc.)
-The willingness to be ‘called in’ during non-working hours if needed when news breaks and the ability to maintain a flexible work schedule
-The ability to work with others as a team, follow a manager’s instructions, and accept constructive criticism as a way to improve
-The ability to carry 20 to 30 pounds of equipment
-A good driving record
Please send résumé and link to reel or website to: firstname.lastname@example.org, subject: “Meteorologist / MMJ Opening” or apply online at: www.gray.tv. No phone calls please.
KMOT-TV drug tests all new employees and conducts random drug tests to maintain a drug-free environment. KMOT-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.