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Multimedia Journalist – KFDA – Gray Television – Amarillo, TX

Gray Television in Amarillo, TX


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 KFDA

KFDA-TV NewsChannel 10 is the #1 rated television station and CBS affiliate in Amarillo, Texas. We serve an audience of 250,000 people across more than 30 counties in the Texas Panhandle, as well as parts of Oklahoma and New Mexico. We offer live news and other programming on three analog channels and are always expanding our digital reach with dotcom, mobile apps and social media.

JOB SUMMARY

We are searching for the next candidate to join our market leading news team as a multimedia journalist. This candidate will have the ability of embedding themselves into the communities in-which they live and finding stories that impact our viewers. The Ideal candidates are detail-orientated, able to work independently, and can complete multiple tasks while working against a deadline. This position requires the ability to report on all types of daily news stories with emphasis on accuracy and quality.

MMJs have the daily responsibility of maintaining NewsChannel 10’s standards for journalism and storytelling in their work, as well as presenting their work live (in-studio and field) during broadcasts. MMJs are also responsible for publishing their content across station digital platforms.

  • Anchor prime-time newscasts Monday – Friday.
  • Produce, write,copy edit and proofread scripts.
  • Produces and presents stories for all digital platforms ahead of deadline
  • Assist reporters/MMJ’s through daily coaching and guidance on basic writing, delivery, live-shot skills.
  • Enterprise ideas and develop relationships with sources to pitch original, local stories with impact
  • Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community
  • Engage with audience on branded social media pages
  • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Make public appearances on behalf of the station
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Excellent in written and verbal communication
  • Ability to operate cameras and non-linear editors
  • Must be able to develop contacts and relationships within the community
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
  • Effective time management and ability to meet multiple deadlines
  • Detail-oriented
  • Successfully work in fast-paced environment
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Multimedia Journalist – KFDA – Gray Television – Amarillo, TX

Gray Television job in Amarillo, TX