Position posted by KBTX Media

Updated: Apr 10, 2018

Job Title:
KBTX Morning Lifestyle Reporter
Job Status:
Full Time
Job Category:
1-3 Years
Bryan-College Station
Salary Type:
Not Specified
Job ID:
None Specified
4141 East 29th Street Bryan, Texas 77802
No Phone Calls, Please
None Specified

Job Description

Are you looking for a job that lets you be the first to experience what’s new and trending in one of the nation’s fastest growing communities?

KBTX’s morning lifestyle reporter is the Brazos Valley’s authority on what’s happening now and important in our community.

In this position, you’ll take viewers into restaurants that haven’t opened yet, events all your friends are taking about and businesses that are changing the face of our community. Bryan-College Station is consistently ranked as one of the fastest growing communities in the country and among the very best places to live in the United States. Our morning reporter works every day to be the Brazos Valley’s guide to that growth.

This high-energy, high-expectations position is a popular fixture on Brazos Valley This Morning, the market’s leading morning newscast. You’re joining a team of exceptional journalists that are committed to our community and work to make it better, both on and off camera.

The ideal morning lifestyle reporter will demonstrate solid news judgment and storytelling abilities, with a passion for delivering original, imaginative content every day. Comfort in live television reporting and a positive, compelling attitude are essential for this role.

A successful candidate will handle both lifestyle reporting and breaking news equally well. Every day, they will that resonate with their audience, then create and present compelling content for broadcast, online and social media.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited, to:
• Identifying relevant local stories each day for the morning show audience and sourcing appropriate content
• Researching and creating daily content for television, social and web platforms
• Meeting daily and weekly deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Creating and facilitating working relationships with local business owners and community leaders
• Developing feature content, which may require travel and time outside of a standard workday
Candidates should also exhibit a good work ethic, strong people skills, the ability to be a team player and work flexibly. This position may require holiday work.

Two years of experience in a TV newsroom, as well as a college degree in broadcast journalism or a related field are expected. Experience with ENPS or Sony XPRI non-linear editing software is a big plus.

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401k, Uncapped Commission, Paid Time Off

More Details:
Job Location: Bryan-College Station, TX
Company Location: KBTX / NBTX (CBS and CW)
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

How to Apply: If you are self-motivated, have a strong work ethic, and want to become the next member of our successful team, we want to hear from you! Please click APPLY ONLINE to submit your resume for consideration. No phone calls please.

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Gray Television’s About Us http://gray.tv/index.php?page=about

KBTX-TV, an operating company of Gray Television, is an equal opportunity employer.
All of KBTX employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory completion of the application process, which includes a pre-employment drug screen and MVR check. Gray Television participates in E-Verify.

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