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Host/Multi-Skilled Journalist at KYTX-TV

Host/Multi-Skilled Journalist

KYTX-TV Tyler, TX Full-Time
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KYTX in Tyler, Texas is looking for a fresh, engaging, and enterprising HOST/MSJ to join our morning team. In this role, you'll be responsible for co-anchoring each 2 hour weekday morning broadcast. You'll also take a leadership role in these shows, assisting with their planning, creation, and writing.  In addition, you will contribute content and stories for both morning and evening shows.  This role is much more than reading a prompter, it is about authenticity, relating with the audience, and providing context to the stories East Texans need to hear. We want a digitally savvy team member who can reach our audience and isn't afraid to connect. We want to add your charisma, skill, and expertise to our culture, and need someone passionate about innovation in journalism. Our ideal candidate needs to have a deep desire to make our community a better place. Community and promotional appearances may also be a part of your job duties.   ​


  • ​Brainstorming big ideas with the morning show team
  • Work with news and marketing teams to create a franchise based on your personal passions and the needs of the East Texas community
  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for television, mobile and social platforms
  • Write in an exciting, captivating, and authentic manner
  • Develop original content through social listening and independent sources
  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
  • Texas/regional knowledge is a plus
  • Perform other tasks as required


  • Ability to shoot and edit
  • Ability to adapt schedule required
  • Minimum 2-4 years of reporting, anchoring or fill-in anchoring required
  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • Resume reel with current work examples required to be considered
  • Must have examples of strong breaking, general, and feature news anchoring and reporting
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook and a keen eye toward what's trending locally and nationally. 
  • Strong understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius, and Axis graphics a plus
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit URL blocked - click to apply.


TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.


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Tyler, TX

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