KOSA-TV/CBS7 News is the top-rated, long-time news leader in west Texas and southeastern New Mexico. Based in Midland/Odessa, we pride ourselves in being the dominant player in a highly competitive market where there is never a shortage of news that impacts people on the regional level, throughout the state of Texas and very often on the national stage. Our team of professionals is committed to sharing the most compelling stories every day…and we know that requires outstanding writers, creative photographers and an innovative production team. Whether we’re following local officers to the nation’s capital to remember their fallen brothers; traveling to Marine boot camp to highlight a local man’s journey; covering a hometown president (George W. Bush) during his eight years in office; or tracking the latest developments in the oil and gas industry – KOSA is located at the epicenter of some of the most important news stories of our generation. As the only community in the country with an International Air and Space. Job Summary: CBS7 – the top rated, long-time news leader in Odessa-Midland, TX – is looking for a REPORTER / MMJ to join our news team. You’ll be responsible for pitching story ideas – plus shooting, writing and editing them for on-air and online. You’ll also be live on a regular basis. You should be able to write conversationally and quickly. This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door of a television newsroom. We’re looking for someone with a great attitude who’s willing to learn, someone who can write conversationally and quickly, who knows how to enterprise story ideas and is fun to be around. If you’re a creative story teller and a team player with a good work ethic, we should talk. CBS7 is a cool place to work too. We’re the only station in the country that has the entire operation inside a shopping mall. We do 5 ½ hours of news a day and have plenty of tools and toys – four TVU’s, a brand-new satellite/production truck and a staff of nearly 30 people. And those people are hard-working folks with positive can-do attitudes. We don’t allow poison in our newsroom.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Bachelors Degree in journalism
• An internship at a commercial TV newsroom
• A resume reel (this is a requirement to be considered)
• ENPS and Clickability Experience are a plus
* Must be willing to submit to a background * MVR check * Drug test » Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings
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