News Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist

News Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist

Website KCRG-TV9

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KCRG-TV9, the #1 rated news station covering Eastern Iowa, is seeking a dynamic on-air 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 on telling stories about people – not fact-telling. This person should also uphold our high standards for integrity and quality journalism.

  • 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 ABC affiliate based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with a bureau in Dubuque covering all of Eastern Iowa. We are dedicated to investigative journalism, being a part of our community and sharing the stories of the people of Eastern Iowa. We produce 6 hours of newscasts everyday, as well as support a robust website and the largest social media audience in the market.



The 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
  • 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
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen
Additional information:
  • 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.


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