- Full Time
- Phoenix, AZ
Website Arizona's Family KTVK/KPHO
MMJ/SPORTS – KTVK/KPHO
About Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.
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.
Arizona’s Family (KTVK & KPHO) is a media powerhouse located in Phoenix, Arizona. The purpose of Arizona’s Family is to empower Arizonans to live their best lives. Home to CBS 5 and 3TV, Arizona’s Family produces more than 100+ hours of local news and programming every week.
CBS 5 is Arizona’s Most Watched Television Station driven by the power of CBS programming and sports while 3TV is one of the strongest Independent television stations in the country with its highly rated morning show, Good Morning Arizona. And the reach of Arizona’s Family doesn’t stop with linear television, azfamily.com is the market’s top performer in local multi-platform.
It is also home to Arizona’s Family Originals, our in-house original content production team that is working on several long-form programs, documentaries, docuseries and original podcasts, including True Crime Arizona that has more than one million downloads to date. But at the heart of it all is our commitment to Arizona. Community is the cornerstone of all we do at Arizona’s Family raising millions of dollars for charities across Arizona each year, creating a movement of kindness through our Surprise Squad and Pay it Forward initiatives, and providing Christmas to more than 50,000 Arizona children each holiday season are just some of the many examples of our commitment to our viewers and the great state 48.
Come work in one of America’s fastest growing cities and most exciting sports markets. Arizona’s Family is looking for an MMJ in its dynamic sports department. Join a team that covers NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, NCAA, PGA, NASCAR, WNBA, and some of the most coveted high school athletes in the country, all within the viewing area. Come be part of a team that produces a nightly sports show, a podcast, and content across multiple platforms. Ideal candidate can shoot, edit, produce, anchor, turn social media content and be a good teammate. Candidate must also have a solid knowledge of all sports and be willing to work a flexible schedule.
A Multimedia Journalist is required to generate, vet and pitch multiple news stories in daily editorial meetings. Once the story assignment is determined, the MMJ will develop, shoot, write, reports and edits video news stories from concept to finish. The MMJ will also be required to post web stories and recap story progress to newsroom. Maintains contacts within business community to report promptly on new and continuing events.
** Please note – the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above
– Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications, or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.
– 2-3 years of experience reporting in commercial television stations.
Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities –
– Must possess an advanced understanding of legal and ethical issues impacting journalism.
– Advanced knowledge of the locale, governing bodies, demographics, and public figures.
– Ability to perform quality work in high-pressure deadline situations.
– Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
– Must possess a valid Driver’s License.
Come join our dynamic news team, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references
(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)
KTVK/KPHO-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company
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.
Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to or by the first workday.
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