- Full Time
- Phoenix, AZ
Website Arizona's Family 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 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 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.
Photojournalist shoots and edits video of various news events and edits tape of stories/pictures for daily news broadcasts and the station’s website(s). This position shoots stories in a compelling and brand-focused way to attract the largest audience available to the station’s newscasts. This position also posts text, video, and still images in a way that increases page views for the station website(s) and creates excitement across the station’s social media platforms.
Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media.
*** Please note, the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above ***
Minimum two years experience shooting daily news stories and special projects for a commercial television station.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to lift and carry 40-100 pounds.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule including nights and weekends
Excellent video photography and editing skills
Ability to shoot and edit with speed, efficiency, and creativity in a newsroom or field environment
Ability to maintain all assigned equipment in excellent working condition
Ability to produce high quality news stories for use across all content platforms
Must possess an understanding of current journalism standards.
Strong technical and organizational skills.
Must have a valid driver’s license with a driving record that meets company policies, (will be verified as a condition of employment and checked regularly throughout employment).
Travel Required (Approximate): Extensive local travel.
High School diploma or equivalent required. College degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or equivalent preferred.
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, and 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.
As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.
KTVK-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company.
Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your cover letter, resume, and references.
Arizona’s Family KTVK 3 TV, KPHO CBS 5
5555 N 7th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85013
To apply for this job please visit gray.tv.