Videojournalist

About Gray:
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. 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.

About KWTX-TV:
KWTX-TV News 10 is the dominant television station for the Waco-Temple-Killeen market in the Heart of Texas. The CBS
and CW affiliate, KWTX is the leader in every local newscast. A state-of-the-art facility with a brand new studio helps
employees showcase their award-winning content. A storm-chasing vehicle called the Weather Edge gives our crews a
mobile weather lab to track severe weather. But the station’s most valuable resource is its people. KWTX is home to a
dedicated group of employees, many of whom have called the station home for many years. Community service is
engrained in the culture of KWTX. We take pride in being able to say that no other station does it better. In 2016, the
station was honored with the NAB’s Service to America Award, recognizing the nation’s top local TV station for
community service. The Texas Association of Broadcasters also honored KWTX with its highest award for public service,
The Bonner McLain Award. Fixer Upper’s Magnolia Silos have turned downtown Waco into a destination for travelers
from around the country. The city is home to Baylor University, with one of the top athletic programs in the nation and
beautiful McLane Stadium along the Brazos River. Space-X has a rocket testing facility, with some of the world’s most
impressive technology in nearby McGregor. The market is also home to one of the largest U.S. Military installations in
the world, Fort Hood. And this region is ideally located in Central Texas, within a short drive of both the Dallas and
Austin metro areas. KWTX has a stellar reputation as one of the premiere broadcasters in Texas, and is looking for
driven, dedicated people pursuing a career in broadcast-related fields, helping produce award-winning, compelling
content while working in the community to help make life better for those we are entrusted to serve.

Job Summary:
KWTX News 10 seeks an experienced Video Journalist/Editor to join our number one rated news department. Work
alongside some of the most experienced and award-winning journalists in the state of Texas with state-of-the-art live
technology, mobile live weather gathering unit and HD live unit. Openings in our photography staff are rare and we are
seeking a Degree candidate who will be committed beyond a two-year contract.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Shoot video that accurately and fairly represents news stories
• Edit video and audio for broadcast, promos, and teases
• Demonstrate sound news judgment and ability to tell stories with pictures and natural sound
• Must be able to utilize non-linear editing equipment on a daily basis
• Ability to perform MMJ duties when needed
• Experience with TVU including ability to post to websites and social media
• Properly maintain camera, editing equipment, and station vehicle
• Communicate with reporters, writers, and producers on video needed for news stories
• Operate live ENG and Broadband live equipment and related vehicles
• Keep track of edited news stories for broadcast; maintain archive
• Respond to breaking news or urgent newsroom situations
• Collect information by interviewing and taking notes as needed (e.g. news conferences)
• Responsible for ensuring all goals and objectives are being met, and training sessions are attended
• Must demonstrate the drive to grow and learn, as well as offer creativity every day
• Ability to work well with co-workers and in a professional manner
• Observe all safety regulations in-house and when in the field
• Upload raw video and still photos to the Web site
• Communicate with the web staff during breaking news
• Write copy for the Web and newscasts after shooting VOs and VO/SOTs
• Manage storage space in video clip bins and maintain a still photo library
• Explore ways to increase visual content on the Web site
• Working knowledge of local geography and road routes is strongly preferred
• Follow clothing and appearance guidelines
• Proactive in collaborating story ideas with news team daily
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
Requirements:
• One year previous news photography experience is a requirement with experience lighting shots needed
• Previous edit experience
• Previous ENG experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field preferred or degree in progress
• Valid Driver’s License and able to complete the MVR process successfully.
• Occasionally morning, evening, or weekend work is required.
• Able to shoot and edit stories, work with reporters and assignment desk, perform MMJ duties as needed
• Capable of gathering information and interviews when necessary; conduct online research
• Able to communicate clearly
• Computer literacy required, including ideally ENPS news system
• Ability to shoot and edit video in sequences and still photos that help tell the story for on-air and on-line
• Knowledge of lighting and use of natural sound
• Must possess the ability to shoot and edit on non-linear equipment, and to adapt to new technology
• Generate story ideas; identify potential stories; create and coordinate interviews; work as a team to develop and
ideas
• Ability to operate news-related software is preferred
• Must be able to work well under pressure with limited supervision and daily deadlines
• Strong initiative and attention to detail is required
• Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment
• Understanding of and ability to follow and enforce the journalistic code of ethic
• Must be capable of working well with others in challenging work environments to produce the best product for
the viewer
• Working knowledge of ENG trucks and live broadband equipment is required
• Must be able to operate station vehicles as the need and situation dictates
• Basic knowledge of web posting software/CMS (knowledge of Clickability is a plus)
• Basic working knowledge of social media
• Must be capable of utilizing 3-point lighting or capable of learning the process
• Must be able to walk for extended periods while carrying equipment, carrying up to 75 pounds
• Must be able to sit and edit in front of a computer for extended periods
• While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit, walk, stand, and use hands
• Assist news producer in preparing newscast as needed
• Proficient at posting content to station website, Facebook, and twitter when called upon
No phone calls please.
Click HERE to apply online

Additional Info:
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law
requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment
in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation
and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.
Improper interference with the ability of Gray Television’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline
up to and including discharge.