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Company: Gray Television
Address: Washington, DC
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 DC Bureau:
The Gray Television Washington News Bureau’s focus is hyper-local coverage of Washington news for our TV stations. We work closely with the stations to report on issues directly affecting viewers in their markets. Our primary job is to speak with senators and congressmen about local and national issues and to hold them accountable. Our team has built strong contacts with these lawmakers. Members of Congress know when they talk to Gray Television reporters, they have a direct line of communication with their constituents. We also provide our stations coverage of local people who visit Washington — whether it’s a businessperson testifying at a congressional hearing or a local veteran coming to visit our national memorials.
** Find out more about our bureau here: https://youtu.be/PDwwtGXwc9E **
Gray Television is looking for an on-camera multimedia journalist in its Washington, DC bureau to find, research, and report on stories and events of interest to the local communities served by Gray’s stations. The position requires a self-starter who can and will work directly with station news directors to make national stories locally relevant and bring local issues to the national spotlight. The individual must have experience reporting political news from a statehouse and have a working knowledge and interest in Capitol Hill, politics and campaigns. The individual must work well with and maintain communication with Capitol Hill lawmakers and staff. The position requires a true team player who also has the drive to work solo and can be trusted alone on assignment. The individual is also expected to assist the Bureau Chief in maintaining the smooth operations of the Bureau and its interactions with the group’s local stations.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: