Anchor/Reporter

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About KGWN:

KGWN-TV is the dominant news source for the Cheyenne-Scottsbluff market. KGWN-TV is located in Cheyenne, Wyoming, a community along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Cheyenne is home to F.E. Warren Air Force Base, the Capital City and Cheyenne Frontier Days, the world's largest outdoor rodeo.

Learn more about KGWN at http://www.kgwn.tv/content/news/?article=402526806&disable=ads.

Job Summary:

KGWN NewsChannel 5 is looking for a newsroom leader - someone who can lead in gathering excellent visual stories, producing his/her own newscasts, and be highly involved in script writing and story assignments with reporters. The ideal candidate will be able to do these things, all while keeping digital posting top of mind.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- This reporter/anchor will be expected to help lead the charge in thinking outside of the box in story treatments, digital engagement, and in pursuing the big stories of the day
- He/she would also be expected to pursue stories on a regular basis that fall in line with our station’s mission
- Finally, this reporter/anchor must have skills in commanding an anchor desk during a breaking news event, as well as the ability in field anchoring for a hard news story or a community event
-Anchor Wyoming's top rated, evening newscasts
-Enterprise story ideas that matter to viewers in Cheyenne
-When necessary, perform regular duties of a reporter, from developing story ideas to shooting, editing and going live, as well as posting on digital and social platforms
-Be ready and willing to work various schedules depending on the staffing needs of the station
-Be a multi-platform storyteller, with regular posts to social media, the stations website and news app. Meet tight daily deadlines. Respond urgently and appropriately to breaking and developing news
-Ability to lift 35-40lbs of gear
-Recognize that he/she is a high-profile representative of our news organization in the community and conduct himself/herself in a professional and cordial manner which reflects credit on KGWN

Requirements:

-Ability to shoot and edit video, write scripts, and effectively communicate live on-air
-Some experience from the anchor desk
-Flexibility in scheduling, to respond to the changing news landscape
-A degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent professional experience
-Familiarity with non-linear editing, TVU, Sony ENG, Social Media is a plus

Must have a valid Driver’s License with good driving record. Employment is contingent on a pre-employment drug screen and motor vehicle background check.

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

Additional Info:

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