Reporter for WCPO
posted on March 15, 2017
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Do you have what it takes to help us make morning news relevant again? WCPO-TV, the E.W. Scripps-owned ABC affiliate in Cincinnati, Ohio (DMA 36), is seeking a Reporter to aggressively pursue key stories in our 2.5 hours of morning news. This isn't about doing packages on fun events at the state fair or going after cupcake interviews -- we want a hard news-hungry journalist who can identify the big stories and create compelling enterprise content. The Reporter would work closely with the Content Planner Producer, AM Producers and the AM EP.
Responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.
Gathers and verifies factual information for stories through interviews, observation and research.
Generates creative story ideas daily based on the station's brand and strategic plan.
Writes, edits and organizes stories for live reports, taped interviews or online.
Works cooperatively with photographer on assignment.
Edits video and posts stories on multimedia platforms
Education & Experience/Certifications
Bachelor's degree preferred
1 - 3 years experience
Skills & Abilities
Computer literate, including newsroom computer systems
Videography and non-linear editing experience
Edit video on various editing systems
Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills
Proficient at posting content to various platforms
Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
Valid driver's license and good driving record
Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
Employees work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions.
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expires on 05/13/2017