CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - KCRG-TV9, the #1 rated news station covering Eastern Iowa, is looking for a Photographer/Multimedia Journalist to join our team.
This position would be based in our Dubuque Bureau with a team of two other MMJ reporters. This position would work both independently to gather news content and assisting other reporters covering stories, such as shooting and editing video or running live shots.
The position would include training on drone operations and opportunities to assist with sports coverage in the Dubuque area.
This position is ideal for someone looking to grow in their reporting skills by working with others or looking to break into a TV newsroom.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Shoot, write and edit news content.
• Engage with viewers and sources through social media
• Reformat and write content for digital platforms.
• Research story ideas
• Develop and maintain sources
• Participate in story selection and play an active role in editorial process
• Learn and operate drone and live shot units
• Various shift work will be required; some holiday work is required
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Degree in journalism, communications or related field.
• Previous experience in a TV newsroom a plus.
• Proven skills in news judgement and news writing.
• Previous knowledge of professional video equipment.
• Have and maintain clean driving record.
• Must pass pre-employment drug screen.
About Gray Television:
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.
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 everyday, as well as support a robust website and the largest social media audience in the market.