KWCH - News/Sports MMJ

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About KWCH:

KWCH/KSCW is the number one-rated television station located in Wichita, Kansas. We have a unique newsroom made up of multi-skilled journalists who love to tell interesting stories every single day. If you are looking for a place to grow doing what you love and have a passion to tell both news and sports stories, we want to hear from you!

Job Summary:

KWCH/KSCW is looking for a journalist who loves covering news and sports. We are looking for a multi-talented storyteller who can figure out the impactful storyline from the city council meeting and the compelling story behind the high school athlete in the same week. Don’t miss this chance to work for one of the best broadcasting companies in the business – Gray Television – at their dynamic operation in Wichita, which executes more like a top 30 market than a top 70. The position offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package, including group health & dental, paid time off, 401(k) and more.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

• Use writing skills for on-air and online
• Write and post digital stories
• Demonstrate sound news judgment and ability to tell stories with pictures and nat sound
• Must be able to utilize non-linear editing equipment on a daily basis
• Must be a visual storyteller and have the ability to come up with creative stand-ups and ways to explain a story
• Develop and maintain sources
• Pitch stories in daily editorial meetings, play an active role in editorial process
• Ability to shoot a variety of sports; excellent storyteller who goes beyond highlights and scores
• Weekly contributor to our high school sports shows and website
• Opportunity to produce and anchor sportscasts
• Attend/host/speak at community service, schools and community events; meet and greet viewers
• Various shift work will be required; holiday work is required
• Critique, feedback and training are part of the job
• Follow clothing and appearance guidelines
Qualifications:

A Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field is required
• Must be able to write, shoot and edit and have experience in a television newsroom
• Be able to write clearly, accurately and in an easy-to-understand manner
• Possess excellent interview and conversational writing skills
• Excellent live reporting skills and strong on-camera presentation skills
• Compelling storyteller
• Ability to shoot and edit video; create personalized stories
• Able to produce and post original content to our websites
• Ability to generate daily and enterprise story ideas and effectively work a beat
• Able to play an active role in the editorial process
• Able to use social media to engage viewers
• Must be able to work well under pressure and with limited supervision
• Strong initiative and attention to detail
• Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a manner that will work well with co-workers, supervisors and viewers

Additional Information:
Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

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