NEWS ANCHOR/REPORTER (MORNING) - KXII

Gray Television
 Sherman, TX

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 KXII:

Would you like to advance your career at an award-winning television station that leads the market in both news and programming? What we do at KXII matters, perhaps more than it ever has before. With an endless choice of sources, more people turn to KXII 12Media for local news, weather coverage and entertainment programming. We take pride in being the source most Texomans choose, whether watching television, reading online, following through social media, or consuming our content in any combination of these ways. Our employees contribute to that success on a daily basis. A dedicated group of experienced veterans and young professionals work hard morning, noon and night to serve our community by giving our customers the best quality content possible. We are where our community turns when severe weather threatens and when huge stories break. Regardless of their position, our employees take pride in that every day.

Job Summary/Description:

KXII News 12 is seeking a news co-anchor/reporter for the market’s top-rated morning newscast. This is morning television, where a little personality goes a long way. News readers need not apply.

Primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

ˑ co-anchor 2-hour weekday morning newscast

ˑ field report as needed when there is breaking and spot local news in the mornings

ˑ serve as OTT anchor during morning hours

ˑ serve as high school football reporter on Friday nights in the fall

ˑ copy edit and occasionally write scripts for morning and midday newscasts

ˑ record and broadcast live local news reports for our local radio partners daily

ˑ help produce midday newscast and fill-in anchor as needed

ˑ possess great live reporting skills for field anchoring and breaking news

ˑ compose station's quarterly FCC Issues report

ˑ help post digital content (news stories, interview segments, social media, etc.)

ˑ appear at various community events that may occur outside normal shift

ˑ serve as mentor and teacher to young reporters and producers

Qualifications/Requirements:

Prior anchoring and on-air reporting experience preferred. Please include a link to your demo reel in your application. The right candidate will have the ability to anchor every type of story, be willing to book and perform live in-studio interviews, help produce the morning and midday newscasts, write great copy, edit video, and occasionally anchor or report from the field. Must possess strong writing and information gathering skills, be a quick thinker ready for anything, and have strong ad-lib abilities. College degree in related field preferred. Must have good driving record and valid driver's license, and a commitment to Gray’s drug-free workplace policy. KXII is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace. Must pass pre-employment drug abd motor vehicle record screening. We participate in E-Verify.

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, and 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.

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