About us:

KAPP-KVEW TV, the local ABC affiliate in the Yakima/Tri Cities market of Washington state, is part of Morgan Murphy Media. We are a family-owned, people-first business and our communities are at the core of what we do and who we are.

About this opportunity:

KAPP-KVEW TV is seeking an innovative storyteller interested in reporting and producing local news. We are looking for self-motivated, highly organized individuals with a strong work ethic who want to learn it all: shooting, writing, editing and live news production. In front of the camera, you will present stories that matter to our community. Behind the scenes, you will create fast-paced, informative and engaging newscasts. It is truly one of those jobs that will be what you make of it – with the possibility of learning more than you ever have before. This position is for KVEW-TV in Kennewick, Washington. The fast-growing Tri-Cities area (Kennewick/Pasco/Richland) offers 300 days of sunshine and a great lifestyle for outdoorsy types and proximity to Pacific Northwest hotspots Spokane, Seattle and Portland.

What you’ll do:

  • Enterprise compelling stories for newscasts, website and other platforms
  • Shoot and edit video with TV news cameras, digital devices, production software and apps
  • Produce, write and coordinate coverage for daily newscasts
  • Collaborate with co-workers on the best way to present/report stories
  • Create content and write stories for our website, yaktrinews.com
  • Produce stories that our target audience will find valuable and relevant to their lives
  • Maintain contacts and foster relationships in the community
  • Complete work as assigned by the news director
  • Assist online staff in preparing for multi-media stories
  • Spend time producing newscasts as needed

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field
  • Sound editorial judgment and broad knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws
  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure and meet deadlines every day
  • Team player mindset
  • Experience using iNews preferred but not required
  • Ability to edit using Edius preferred but not required
  • Ability to lift and carry 15 pounds

What KAPP/KVEW offers:

  • We’re a dynamic and progressive family-owned business that values our employees, our culture and our community
  • We are a team of driven and creative professionals. Who wouldn’t want to work with the best in the business?
  • Medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and long-term disability insurance, EAP, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid time off including vacation, sick, personal days and holidays

What’s next? Click below for online application instructions.