KXII-TV News 12 is seeking a multimedia journalist for our Ardmore, Oklahoma newsroom to help bring the stories that matter to Texomans into their homes and onto our digital platforms. This is a full-time, on-air news reporting position working directly under the News Director and anchors. You'll learn the ropes from an experienced, award-winning news team, and tell stories that air in the market’s top-rated newscasts, as well as contribute your material onto our digital platforms.
ˑNewswriting (both digital and broadcast)
ˑFinding and telling compelling stories
ˑMaintaining assigned beats
ˑWriting and posting multimedia-rich digital news stories
ˑUpdating the station's social media accounts
The right candidate will be comfortable and skilled in front of the camera, whether it be doing live shots in the field or studio, a strong news writer, video editor and shooter, a competent problem-solver, a quick thinker, and a good communicator. Must work well under pressure and on deadline. Knowledge of electronic news gathering & non-linear editing required. Knowledge of broadcast and digital news writing, as well as social media best practices required. Some newsroom experience is preferred, but not required. Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred. Must commit to Gray Television’s drug free workplace policy. KXII is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.
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.
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