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News Anchor/Reporter (Daybreak) – WOWT TV, Omaha


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 WOWT: WOWT is a brand new facility equipped with state of the art technology, and with our leading broadcast news we provide award winning local news coverage, dedicated community service, and effective marketing solutions for area businesses. Omaha is one of the most progressive cities in the Midwest with a strong market supported by several national industries. The Omaha area boasts an array of top attractions that can’t be matched, from the World Famous Henry Doorly Zoo, to the NCAA Men’s College World Series. Omaha is popular for our downtown which is home to a revitalized riverfront and the Historic Old Market.

Job Summary/Description: WOWT is seeking a Co-anchor 2.5 hour morning newscast Monday – Friday, 4:30am – 7am. Produce and anchor Midday newscast, three or more days a week. Report/produce packages for 10pm newscast as needed.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

– Anchoring newscast

– Writing

– Producing

– Editing

– Posting stories on the web

– Posting content to station social media platforms

– Other duties as assigned


– Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Communications is preferred

– 3 years prior experience as a broadcast news anchor

– Must have solid people skills and be able to function in a “team” environment when working with reporters and producers

– Ability to operate under constant deadline pressure

– Strong computer and graphics skills

– Strong writing skills and ability to write accurately and creatively under constant deadline pressure

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, cover letter and references

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

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

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.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 5/5/2023

Closing Date: 8/3/2023

City: Omaha – 68131

State: Nebraska

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