News for WPXI
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

posted on March 29, 2017

job posting:

REPORTER Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Job Number 1617875 Brand WPXI-TV Description 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. JOB TASKS 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. Qualifications 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 Schedule: Full-time Unposting Date: Ongoing

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expires on 05/13/2017