LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - WKYT in Lexington, Ky., is looking for an investigative/special projects multimedia reporter to join our award-winning special projects unit tasked with leading our investigative, in-depth and consumer-focused content efforts.
Develop strong contacts and sources to generate compelling story ideas
Generate and produce unique investigate or in-depth angles to daily news coverage
Investigate potential stories for viability
Ability to sift through complicated issues and provide clarity to viewers and web users
Create targeted content for digital audiences through concise online versions and extra content
Superior writing and storytelling across all platforms
Work closely with news management team in executing coverage expectations
Embrace all aspects of position including shooting, writing, and editing video and also working as a team
Other duties as assigned
Self-starter with strong editorial, organizational, and newsgathering skills
At least four years of reporting experience for a broadcast television station or news website
Ability to work well under strict deadline pressure
Familiarity with legal issues involving investigative reporting
Strong knowledge of current events and how to take coverage of those events to the next level
Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or a related field
If you feel you have these reporting skills, send your resume and tape to:
Robert Thomas, News Director, WKYT-TV
2851 Winchester Road
Lexington, KY 40509
Or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicant MUST provide a resume internet link (preferred) or DVD representative of his/her work. DVDs will not be returned.
WKYT-TV / Gray Television Group, Inc. participates in E-Verify, is a drug-free company and requires pre-employment drug testing. Also, if applicable to the position, MVR/Driver’s review and testing. EOE (All positions must show flexibility for evolving or changing operational needs. Hours, shifts, responsibilities, etc. are subject to change at management discretion.) Gray Television Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical handicap or marital status. Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission. If you believe your Equal Employment Rights have been violated, you may contact the FCC in Washington, D.C. 20054, or other appropriate state or local agencies.