Community Relations Manager/Guest Host, Reporter-Producer

October 24, 2023 by Comments Off on Community Relations Manager/Guest Host, Reporter-Producer

Website Arizona's Family KTVK/KPHO

Community Relations Manager/Guest Host, Reporter-Producer

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. The reach of Arizona’s Family doesn’t stop with linear television, is the market’s top performer in local multi-platform uniques. 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 which 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.


Job Summary/Description:

Arizona’s Family is looking for a Community Relations Manager and Guest Host/Reporter-Producer to manage and develop community initiatives that support and elevate the Arizona’s Family brand while working with the station’s sales department to build incremental revenue. In addition, this position will also fill a valuable role on our Your Life Arizona Team as Guest Host/Reporter-Producer. Responsible for content shoots for both paid and non-paid segments. Must have the ability to report, produce and coordinate their own live and recorded remote segments for our morning lifestyle program Your Life Arizona. This would include paid and non-paid content.

This person will be a valuable part of our marketing department interfacing with community partners, our news department, Your Life Arizona team, and our sales team on a consistent basis. Ideal candidate would have experiences in marketing, public relations, community relations, content creation and/or news reporting.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

•         Develop, initiate, and implement results driven community relations initiatives for our media properties with a fresh eye on innovation and opportunities for collaboration internally and externally to grow the impact and footprint of those programs.

•         Identify, execute, and manage station community sponsorships with a focus on measurable outcomes and deliverables both for our media platforms and client/community partners.

•         Working in the marketing department on implementation of community relations initiatives to ensure campaigns are communicated and executed with internal and external partners for successful implementation across various media platforms.

•         Work with sales to coordinate communication with sales department and clients while driving incremental revenue of community initiatives.

•         Ability to be the spokesperson for community initiatives. Comfortable during newscast or Your Life Arizona lifestyle show to go live or via taped segments from events or initiatives on your own as spokesperson with clients or community partners.

•         Attend daily show meetings for Your Life Arizona. Assist Producers with writing and booking of segments. Research show topics and develop questions for guests in coordination with show producers and executive producers. Collect information, video, or photos for remote locations and post-production.

•         Guest host Your Life Arizona as needed.

•         Ability to prioritize and address multiple projects with varying production timelines.

•         Coordinate and participate in events, either station-sponsored or in coordination with the Your Life Arizona show.


•         Leadership track record in project management, meeting deadlines and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

•         Excellent communication skills, across departments and partners with the ability to build relationship internally and externally.

•         Motivated, Self-Starter.

•         Writing skills.

•         Good business judgment.

•         Knowledge of the non-profit sector.

•         News reporting experience is a plus.

•         Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Facebook, Twitter, Tik Tok and Instagram.

•         Drivers License and good driving record is required.

•         Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communication, Journalism, or equivalent professional experience is preferred.


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