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News Anchor/MMJ – KNOP TV, North Platte

About Gray Television: Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

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 KNOP: KNOP-TV has some of the highest news ratings of any station in the country and a proud tradition of journalism that goes back more than 60 years. It is a powerful local voice, highlighting the strong community spirit in the region, and serving as an advocate and voice for those who need to be heard. The newscast production plays well above the market size with automation, robotic cameras, and cutting-edge graphics, in support of an award-winning staff.

North Platte, Nebraska, is placed perfectly between Denver and Omaha. With a rich history with covered wagons and Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Shows, tourists make this a destination to experience a step back into those western days and to have leisurely getaways to the white sand beaches of Lake McConaughy or experience local hiking and biking trails.

Job Summary/Description: KNOP-TV is looking for a driven journalist for the role of weekend anchor/MMJ in our main North Platte newsroom. In this position, you will be the driver of the market’s dominant weekend newscasts. You will also use your reporting skills three days a week as a news MMJ.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

• Anchor and produce weekend evening newscasts, and report 3 days a week

• Select and produce stories that matter to viewers in the local area

• Write scripts, build graphics, and edit video that helps you tell a complete and effective story

• Work with the local meteorologist to cover the day’s top news and weather stories

• Monitor and post to digital platforms as news develops

• Meet tight daily deadlines

• Respond urgently and appropriately to breaking and developing news


• A consistent track record of meeting deadlines

• Familiar with producing and video editing

• Effective live on-air communicator

• A four-year degree in journalism or a related field, or equivalent professional experience

• Familiarity with ENPS, Edius, TVU, Arc Publishing, Sony ENG, Social Media a plus

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, and references.

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KNOP-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company.

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.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to the first workday.

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 11/17/2023

Closing Date: 2/15/2024

City: North Platte – 68503

State: Nebraska

Apply Online URL: https://gray.tv/careers