Multi Media Journalist/Reporter - WAFB

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Media

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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. ABOUT WAFBWAFB-TV is the dominant CBS affiliate in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The station began broadcasting on April 19, 1953, as the first television station in Baton Rouge, and the second television station in the state of Louisiana. JOB SUMMARY WAFB is seeking a General Assignment Reporter to join our award-winning news team. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES* At least one year of television reporting and/or anchoring is preferred• Excellent broadcasting writing ability is a must• Ability to tell complicated stories with “live ability” required• Must possess a strong understanding of daily newscast content and work in conjunction with producers to develop a dynamic product• Strong initiative, attention to detail, and advanced ethical decision-making skills required• Present information in a fair, unbiased manner• Develop story ideas to present including digital components in morning/afternoon news meeting. Interview subjects and research facts for credibility• Deliver content on social media and web. Edit video and stories for broadcast• Develop contacts and establish self in community


Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or related field required Please apply online at and attach resume.

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’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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