CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - KCRG-TV9, the top rated station in Eastern Iowa (market 87)
is seeking a motivated TV Bureau reporter.
This position should be aggressive in Journalism - seeking out the truth, holding public officials accountable and presenting that information in a clear and captivating way on TV and digital platforms.
We have two bureaus, each equipped with a dedicated live unit. We encourage reporters to take time to find and share in-depth stories that make a difference for the community, not just day-turn stories.
The successful candidate will have strong story-telling
skills, great people skills and can generate original news stories (not press-releases or copying other reports).
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Generate and research news and information in the most
accurate, appealing, timely and creative way
• Engage with viewers and sources through social media
• Write and post website original content prior to airing of
the television version
• Shoot and edit compelling video and sound
• Develop and maintain sources
• Participate in story selection and play an active role in
• Attend/host/speak at community service, schools and
community events; meet and greet viewers
• Various shift work will be required; some holiday work is
• Perform other duties as assigned
Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each
market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.
KCRG-TV9 is the ABC affiliate based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
with bureaus in Dubuque and Iowa City covering all of Eastern Iowa. We are dedicated to being a part of our community and sharing the stories of the people of Eastern Iowa. We produce 5 hours of news every day, as well as support a robust website and the largest social media audience in the market.