News for WPXI
posted on March 29, 2017
Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Job Number 1617875
An enterprising and energetic hard-news reporter. This reporter will join a newsroom that emphasizes breaking news, daily investigative reporting and severe weather coverage.
Reporter must dig for extra information. He or she must also be adept at using social media to gather and break stories. Active live is a must.
Enterprise ideas and develop relationships with sources
Reaches out to sources and fosters a relationship
Remains extremely knowledgeable of all local and national news
Pitches original, local stories with impact
Follows research guidelines when fertilizing ideas
Crafts & presents stories
Works with photojournalist to craft a story that includes real people
May need to shoot & edit story
Writes accurate, grammatically correct scripts
Digs for information
Follows time guidelines
Presents stories live as needed
Update the web
Uses station guidelines in using social media.
Degree in journalism or related field
3 years reporting experience
The ability to multitask, strong organizational skills and solid news judgment.
Must be able to keep a cool head under pressure.
Strong interpersonal skills are a must.
Organization: Cox Media Group
Primary Location: US-PA-Pittsburgh-4145 Evergreen Road
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Night Job
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Unposting Date: Ongoing
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expires on 05/13/2017