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Investigative Reporter

Job Summary

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 WAVE:

WAVE 3 News is the NBC affiliate for Louisville, KY. We are Kentucky's first television station, and we lead the way in connecting the people of WAVE Country. We offer nearly 60 hours of local television news per week, 40 hours of live programming in the field throughout the week of the Kentucky Derby, and coverage on digital, social, and OTT channels throughout the day.

Job Summary/Description:  

WAVE 3 News in Louisville is looking for an experienced and aggressive Investigative Reporter who has the passion and drive to develop sources and break stories. You would be joining WAVE 3 News Troubleshooters, the most accomplished investigative team in the market. Our ideal candidate would help expose waste and fraud, and would have an emphasis on, but not be limited to, consumer investigations. The candidate would also be part of lead-story and major breaking news coverage.

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Enterprise investigative stories for multiple platforms
- Handle multiple deadlines and assignments in a fast-paced environment
- Cover lead stories and breaking news when needed
- Work effectively with managers, producers, photographers and fellow reporters
- Shoot and edit video, if needed

Qualifications/Requirements:

- At least two years of experience as a television investigative reporter
- Proven investigative skills, including developing sources and accessing open records
- Strong storytelling and writing ability
- Knowledge and effective use of broadcast, digital, and social media tools
- Ability to shoot and edit video

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.

Details

Organization: Gray Television
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Date Posted: May 20, 2021
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