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News Fellowship/internship - Kswo

Company: Gray Television
Location: Lawton
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

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 85 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 KSWO:

The top rated station in southwest Oklahoma and north Texas leads the market in weather coverage with the First Alert Weather team, the largest group of meteorologists tracking storms in the southern plains. Lawton is ideally located halfway between Oklahoma City and the Dallas/ Fort Worth metroplex. Our region is known for the rugged beauty of the Wichita Mountains and the National Wildlife Refuge, a hiker's paradise. Affordable living, great outdoor adventures, and close proximity to major cities and their attractions make the Lawton - Wichita Falls market an exciting opportunity for career growth.

Learn more about KSWO - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrdQBUKR8Bg

Internship Summary/Description:

  • Shoot and edit video
  • Research and write stories for newscasts
  • Produce newscasts
  • Operate studio cameras
  • Contact sources for news stories
  • Perform other functions to assist the newsroom in gathering content and prepare broadcasts
  • Write and post images for stories on station digital platforms, including social media
  • Assist reporters, photographers and producers as-needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Internship Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Applicants must have proven writing skills and experience pitching stories
  • Must be a college student pursuing career in television, or digital journalism
  • Experience creating video productions
  • Previous newsroom internships or experiences a plus
  • Ability to carry up to 40 pounds in gear and equipment
  • A valid driver's license, with a clean driving record, is required

Are you energetic, positive and goal-oriented with a passion to succeed? Our station invites you to send you cover letter and resume to: https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, search for station call letters

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.

Keywords: Gray Television, Lawton , News Fellowship/internship - Kswo, Other , Lawton, Oklahoma

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