About KLTV: KLTV is the dominant station in the Tyler/Longview, TX area of East Texas. We are an ABC affiliate and have been #1 by every ratings measure, uninterrupted in every newscast for 20+ years. We also have a very powerful, dominant digital presence in the market. We are a leader in the industry in digital innovation and digital products--operating and populating 7 different apps and producing an 18-hour a day live streaming news service from our newsroom on OTT, desktop and on our mobile apps. Modern facility. Top notch equipment. Experienced News Managers. Positive, encouraging workplace with an emphasis on teaching job skills and journalism. Dominant station preparing for the future in a very powerful company in this industry. We believe we are among the best newsrooms in the country.
Job Summary: This is better than your average Weekend Anchor job. At KLTV, Weekend Anchors are on set on Friday at 6 & 10 PM co-anchoring with experienced members of the mainline anchor team at this very dominant television station. You will get the opportunity to produce one of the newscasts you co-anchor on Friday and produce and anchor both the 6 & 10 PM on Saturday. Experience is a major plus. If you've worked for a year or more as a reporter who has been a backup anchor, you've got an edge. But we do recognize raw talent here. If you were the star of a strong broadcast journalism program in college--with 50+ live newscasts under your belt-- we might consider giving you the training and supervision to launch your career as an news anchor. This job requires strong news judgment and polish. But if you have a good college foundation, we have the experienced management team to help you with that polish! On the days you are not anchoring, you will be working as an MMJ. Producing, Reporting, Anchoring. You'll be ready for anything after this job! And working for Gray Television, you'll have more than 100 places to take your skills into your next job. General Responsibilities (include but not limited to): - Handle Breaking News - Producing Newscasts - Reporting, News Gathering/Shooting as an MMJ - Live reporting - Execute sound news judgment - Anchoring and fill-in anchoring - Reporting via iPhone with our live streaming news desk daily
College degree in Radio/Television/Broadcast Journalism or Journalism. Two years experience in a commercial television station is a plus. Must have good writing skills and excellent communication skills. Must have strong video camera, video editing and reporting skills. Must be able to work under deadline pressures. Must work well with news makers, contacts, viewing public and others. Required to work weekends, holidays and evenings as necessary. Must have valid drivers license and be insurable. ◘ If interested you can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings