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Multimedia Journalist

Multimedia Journalist


KAKE-TV – Wichita, Kansas

KAKE News has an opening for an energetic and enterprising Multi-Media Journalist in a fast paced newsroom. We are an aggressive, award winning shop that values the art of storytelling.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

• Develop, shoot, write and present stories as assigned for newscasts, specials or special projects

• Perform active live shots in the field or studio as assigned by Producer

• Edit Stories as assigned

• Drive and operate station vehicles

• Travel long distances in the execution of assigned duties

• Be available on-call as assigned

• Look for points of difference in storytelling, including walking, talking, touching, feeling and using props in stand-ups and live shots

• Support and champion the KAKE News Brand

• Be able to post video and stories on web and mobile platforms

• Win Breaking News

This person will also be a fill-in anchor when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

• At least 1 years experience as a MMJ is preferred

• College degree in broadcast journalism

• Ability to work independently with excellent editorial judgment

• Good eyesight and hearing, ability to walk up stairs and sometimes log distances, ability to lift weights up to 50 pounds, ability to sit for long periods of time, ability to handle often stressful situations under deadline, good manual and overall physical dexterity.

• Have a valid drivers license

• Pleasant and engaging physical appearance and demeanor

• Aggressive and competitive qualities with an overriding sense of good journalism, and fair reporting

KAKE-TV is a vibrant growing station that is part of the Gray Television corporation. We are a drug-free company and require pre-employment drug testing. Gray Television is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

Send resume and DVD/url example of work to:

Michael Sipes
News Director
KAKE News
1500 N. West St.
Wichita, KS 67203
michael.sipes@kake.com

No Phone Calls Accepted.


KAKE TV 1500 N. West Street Wichita, KS 67203-1323 (316) 943-4221
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