News Anchor/Reporter

We are seeking a dynamic candidate who is passionate about the art of storytelling, able to connect with people and help create memorable newscasts; who can fill the position of a news anchor/reporter.

The candidate should be assertive, willing to ask the tough questions, possess good news judgment, be a strong writer and creative thinker. The candidate should have strong anchor skills, leadership qualities, solid news judgment and the ability to multitask.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Present information in a fair, unbiased manner
• Ability to anchor, report, go live, field anchor, and present onset debriefs when needed
• Help craft on air show and content on social media and web that enhances the viewers experience
• Must have the ability to post and edit stories multiply times throughout the day to web and social platforms

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.

KOTA & KEVN are located in Rapid City, SD television DMA Market 169, a community of approximately 120,000 television HH.

Requirements:

• Must be able to handle on-air responsibilities
• Must be a strong writer with solid news judgment

Send cover letter, resume and demo reel to: pbuehler@kotatv.com

About KOTA/KEVN:

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.

About Gray Television:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

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.

Additional Info:

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 Television’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

GRAY TELEVISION, INC. PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY.

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