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Reporter – JR05687

WGCL-TV, a Meredith Corporation station, is in search of a highly-qualified, motivated candidate for the following:  Reporter.  This role gathers news for Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media. The incumbent appears on-air, including live shots.  The Reporter researches, sets up, writes and edits stories.  In addition, the Reporter:

Works with assignment desk, producers and managers on story development.

Writes daily content for the website.

Essential Job Functions | Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

30% –  Writes and edits news stories.

30% – Gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms.

25% – Oversees story generation and source development.

15% – Presents news on air/live.


Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.


Education:  Completion of high school, or equivalent.  College degree preferred.

Experience:   Minimum three years of related news experience.  Experience with breaking news and ad lib situations.  Prior experience in top 25 market preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Good writing, editing, shooting and news gathering skills. Good interpersonal skills.

% Travel Required (Approximate):10%