WVUE TV FOX 8
Local First - Weather Authority
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 86 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.
WVUE is the FOX affiliate in New Orleans, LA., the nations 50th largest market (Nielsen 2019).
WVUE FOX 8 in New Orleans is seeking an experienced, aggressive news reporter. The candidate must be able to work in a highly functioning, talented newsroom. Candidate must be a self-starting strong journalist with an investigative mindset. We want an excellent writer for broadcast and all multi-platform content, as well as a positive leader inside and outside the newsroom. We’re looking for a creative reporter who can tell impactful stories and enhance our award winning teams enterprise content. Someone with a sense of service who wants to tell stories in a highly ethical journalistic environment and have a great time doing a tough job.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES –Reporter will be responsible for live shots, writing and posting multiple stories daily for broadcast as well as all of FOX 8’s multimedia platforms under tight deadlines. -Must also be strong at managing breaking news and severe weather coverage, and be able to make sound split-second decisions during live broadcasts. -Strong skills in posting to the web, working with social media, and gathering of user generated content are important. -Knowledge of ENPS preferred. -Flexible work hours required, must be willing and able to work a variety of shifts including but not limited to: mornings, afternoons, evenings, late nights, holidays, weekends and possible overtime hours.
Requirements:• 2-3 years of experience as a television reporter in a top 125 market • BS/BA in Journalism/Communications or equivalent background • Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts • Must be willing to work in New Orleans, LA *Pre-employment drugs screen and MVR check required.
Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings and attach resume.
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