KBTX’s morning reporter is the Brazos Valley’s authority on what’s happening now and important in our community.
In this position, you’ll take viewers behind the scenes of our community’s biggest events, into restaurants that haven’t opened yet, shows 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 reporter will demonstrate solid news judgment and storytelling abilities, with a passion for delivering original, imaginative content every day. A dynamic personality, comfort in live television reporting and a positive, compelling attitude are essential for this role.
A successful candidate will handle both feature reporting and breaking news equally well. Every day, they will create and present compelling content for broadcast, online and social media.
Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited, to:
• Identifying and booking relevant local stories each day for the morning show audience.
• Researching and creating daily content for television, social and web platforms, including daily dynamic live shots and packages.
• Meeting daily and weekly deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
• Creating and facilitating working relationships with local business owners and community leaders.
• Developing feature franchise 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
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!
Gray Television’s About Us
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.