KELOLAND-TV News is looking for an Investigative MMJ Reporter to research, develop, write and produce investigative news stories for our #1 rated newscasts. Reporter will be expected to generate long and short-term investigative news projects and content; contribute research and analysis on major breaking news events online and on air; develop and maintain sources that will generate exclusive story content and news reports. Strong reporting/producing skills are essential elements for success. Our top-rated newsroom is looking for an effective communicator with a cross-platform storytelling perspective; fluent in both television broadcast, online content, and social media reporting. Must be able to effectively time manage to produce investigative stories for broadcast, online and mobile platforms, and know how to leverage stories through social media.
Able to work a flexible schedule to meet breaking news needs. A team player able to deal with stressful situations. Able to understand the relevant interests of our community. Able to understand research and ratings information.
The ideal candidate has a thorough knowledge of how to use online & mobile platforms, as well as social media to deliver news in a fast-paced work environment. This is a fulltime position with benefits. Applicants must provide a URL aircheck of recent work they have produced. Special attention will be given to applicants who can demonstrate investigative research skill, as well as alternative storytelling through clear and easy to understand presentations in the field, in the studio, and online.
College/university degree is preferred. At least two years experience in a commercial television newsroom is preferred.