Reporter

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Media



Job Description

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.
  • 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.

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

    % Travel Required (Approximate):10%

    It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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