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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 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 STATION: WAVE 3 News is the NBC affiliate for Louisville, KY. We are Kentucky's first television station, and we lead the way in connecting the people of WAVE Country. We offer nearly 50 hours of local television news per week, 40 hours of live programming in the field throughout the week of the Kentucky Derby, and much more coverage on our web, mobile, OTT and social channels throughout the year. Our goals for every news story: make our viewers smarter, make them laugh or cry, and make our community better. JOB SUMMARY: WAVE 3 News has an immediate opening for a Morning Anchor/Reporter. We have strong ratings, solid resources, and a dynamic, experienced team both on-air and behind the scenes. Now we’re looking for a high-energy anchor to add to our Sunrise team. The perfect candidate will be able to take our chemistry to an even higher level, and connect with viewers both on the air and through our digital platforms. Working with our top-notch EP and producers, our anchors are heavily involved in the editorial process both before and during the newscast. We expect that leadership to extend beyond the anchor desk, so duties will include a mix of long-form and daily reporting, working alone when necessary. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: * Anchor Sunrise newscast as well as other newscasts as assigned * Engage audience with the Sunrise newscast and the WAVE 3 News brand through social channels and personal appearances * Participate in daily editorial decisions and long-term strategic newscast initiatives * Enterprise, shoot, write and edit news stories as assigned * Be a leader of the news team and a trusted editorial voice


* Four-year college degree * At least three years newsroom experience, including significant anchoring * Strong writing skills and editorial judgment * Ability to shoot and edit on deadline * Strong understanding of digital and social platforms

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