KOTA and KEVN are looking for a dynamic reporter with an opportunity to anchor who can do it all: shoot, write, produce, report and anchor. The candidate must be able to enterprise stories, have a great work ethic and be ready to contribute to the top news team in western South Dakota. The position isn't just about television but great storytelling on a variety of digital platforms.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- shoot, write and edit local stories
- use editorial judgement to determine content of local newscasts.
- use social media to engage with community and help generate contacts and story ideas
- post daily to all digital platforms and social media including attaching images and streaming video
- interview subjects and research facts for credibility
- produce and anchor newscasts as assigned
- follow clothing and appearance guidelines
- collaborate with news managers, producers and reporters for content and newscast development
- edit video and stories for broadcast
- participate in community events and make public appearances on behalf of the station as assigned
- must have a good driving record
- Must be able to handle on-air responsibilities.
- Must be a strong writer with solid news judgement.
Send cover letter, resume and demo reel to:
Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings
KOTA and KEVN are the ABC and FOX affiliates in Rapid City at the base of the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. KOTA and KEVN and the market leaders for local news, sports and weather and recently moved in to a new, state of the art facility. KOTA and KEVN feature separate brands. Both stations cover the Black Hills area of South Dakota as well as parts of eastern Wyoming. Our teams produce six daily newscasts and six weekend newscasts.
KOTA & KEVN are located in Rapid City, SD television DMA Market 172, a community of approximately 100,000 television HH.
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