• Works with assignment desk, producers and managers on story development.
• Writes daily content for the website.
• May fill in for anchor as needed.
No phone calls or e-mails please. Link to on-air work samples required to be considered for this role.
Essential Job Functions
60% Utilizes exceptional writing and storytelling skills.
25% Creates story proposal and conducts story research.
15% Develops and maintains strong contact relationships.
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.
Experience: Five to seven years related reporting experience. Investigative experience strongly preferred. Preferably in top 50 DMA.
Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong understanding of undercover reporting – legal, journalism, ethical issue, strong writing, iNews and Avid.
Must possess strong research, journalism and storytelling skills.
Must possess strong organization skills.
Ability to multi task and manage short and long-term projects.
Must possess strong writing skills a priority.
Ability to work under minimal supervision.
Strong on-air presence.
Travel Required (Approximate): 50%