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About 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 more than 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.
KOLO is a station that gets the job done. Many of our employees have been with the company for years and they pride themselves on their expertise and their ability to succeed. While Reno/Tahoe is a 100+ market, it has all the characteristics of a much larger west coast market. In fact, some say Reno has superior lifestyle and outdoor activities to its much larger neighboring markets. For these and many other reasons KOLO is able to attract top notch individuals. We pride ourselves on not limiting ourselves to the “news conference or press release journalism” stories that are easy to get. Our journalists know they need to tell stories on issues that matter to the northern Nevada community and our viewers. Much of the station’s identity is from KOLOCares, a program designed to better serve Northern Nevada through the wonderful non-profit organizations that are part of the community. KOLOCares was recently honored by the National Association of Broadcasters’ Celebration of Service to Community Award. Every station is tasked to serve their community, but KOLO takes pride in finding unique ways to help our non-profit partners to reach their goals. Reno has an illustrious history of boom or bust, and right now the area is booming! Life in Reno/Tahoe is not just about work. Northern Nevada boasts remarkable outdoor activities highlighted by the spectacular beauty of Lake Tahoe, world renowned ski resorts in the Sierra, trout fishing in the Truckee River and Pyramid Lake, placid campgrounds, miles of hiking and biking trails and, yes, casinos. San Francisco, Yosemite and Napa Valley are all an easy drive for a weekend getaway. Many Northern Californians spend their weekends in Reno, especially with the summer festivals that feature balloon races, air races, Hot August Nights and the nation’s largest BBQ rib festival. There is always something happening in Reno, the “Biggest Little City in the World.”
The Multi-Media Journalist/Reporter has the general responsibility of gathering and producing content for air and for use online. Covering breaking news is the priority. MMJ’s also must be creative and generate content that finds the human angle of the story to appeal to the core needs of a Northern Nevada audience.
Candidates must be prepared to work nights, mornings or weekends.. Solid news judgment is essential, along with an ability to work quickly and efficiently with limited oversight on weekends.
When breaking news happens, we want aggressive journalists who want to be on the front lines, whether those lines involve protests, blizzards or wildfires.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
--Create news content (on air, online and social networking).
--Manage content throughout the week and oversee the planning of newscast stories/interviews.
--Work with anchors, producers and managers to be consistent with the KOLO 8 News Now brand.
--Must be able to shoot video and edit. Knowledge of ENPS and Edius are a plus.
--Must be comfortable in live and breaking news situations.
--May be called upon to fill in, producing newscasts.
EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING -
--College degree in journalism, related field, or equivalent job experience.
--Two years reporting/MMJ experience preferred.
--Producing experience a plus.
--Willing to reside within 30 minutes of station.
Salary based on experience.
◘ Come join our team, apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings by searching the station call letters (KOLO-TV) and attach resume
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