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News Reporter/MMJ


Company KCRG-TV9
Jobdescription 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 KCRG:

KCRG-TV9 is the most-watched and most-trusted news outlet covering Eastern Iowa. Based in Cedar Rapids with a bureau in Dubuque, we are dedicated to being a part of our community and keeping that community informed. We produce 7 hours of news each day, support a robust social media and digital platform, and carry 100 live sports and community events a year with our live production unit.

Job Summary/Description:

KCRG-TV9, the #1 rated news station covering Eastern Iowa, is seeking an enterprising news reporter to join our team. We're looking for someone who is aggressive in developing sources, finding enterprise stories and telling stories in a visual and compelling way. Our newscasts focus strong journalism and telling stories about people - not just fact-telling.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Shoot, write and edit news content.

- Engage with viewers and sources through social media channels.

- Reformat and write content for digital platforms.

- Research story ideas using open records.

- Develop and maintain sources.

- Participate in story selection and play an active role in editorial process.

- Various shift work will be required; some holiday work is required.

- Perform other duties as assigned.


- Degree in journalism, communications or related field.

- Previous on-air experience in a TV newsroom setting.

- Proven skills in news judgement and news writing.

- Have and maintain clean driving record.

Interested applicants can go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your cover letter, resume, and references

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

KCRG-TV/Gray Television, 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, and 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 or by the first workday.




Bachelors or better in Journalism or related field.

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Drivers License
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