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News - Multimedia Journalist - KXII Ardmore

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KXII - Ardmore, OK - Ardmore, OK

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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 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 on 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: KXII-TV News 12 is seeking a multimedia journalist for our Ardmore, Oklahoma, newsroom to help bring the stories that matter to Texomans into their homes and onto our digital platforms. This is a full-time, on-air news reporting position working directly under the News Director and anchors. You'll learn the ropes from an experienced, award-winning news team, and tell stories that air in the market’s top-rated newscasts, as well as contribute your material onto our digital platforms. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: ˑReporting ˑShooting ˑVideo editing ˑNewswriting (both digital and broadcast) ˑFinding and telling compelling stories ˑMaintaining assigned beats ˑWriting and posting multimedia-rich digital news stories ˑUpdating the station's social media accounts

Requirements:

The right candidate will be comfortable and skilled in front of the camera, whether it be doing live shots in the field or studio, a strong news writer, video editor and shooter, a competent problem-solver, a quick thinker, and a good communicator. Must work well under pressure and on deadline. Knowledge of electronic news gathering & non-linear editing required. Knowledge of broadcast and digital news writing, as well as social media best practices required. Some newsroom experience is preferred, but not required. Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred. Must commit to Gray Television’s drug free workplace policy. KXII is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

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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, 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. Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings