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.
This role will also perform duties of an MMJ.
No e-mails please. Only candidates who apply online will be considered.
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: Five to seven years reporting in top 25 market preferred. MINIMUM three years of related news experience required. Experience with breaking news and ad lib situations. Prior experience as an MMJ.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Good writing, editing, shooting and news gathering skills. Good interpersonal skills.
% Travel Required (Approximate):10%