Develops, writes and reports daily news stories and
events and presents information live. Coordinates and communicates often
with assignment desk and producers. Gathers, packages and brokers
information about a news topic to the general public. The work performed
is for all media platforms and initiatives, including on-air, website, app and
60% Champions the editorial process by pitching
enterprise story ideas daily. Develops, writes and reports news stories from
concept to finish. Researches and compiles information into a written
story that is ready for on-air delivery. Generates story ideas,
cultivates news sources and remains knowledgeable regarding places, events and
people in the news.
20% Provides daily story notes outlining ideas for future
stories. Passes along facts uncovered concerning ongoing projects.
Provides progress reports on story checks. Shares information relating to
upcoming events, meetings or story developments.
10% Maintains contacts within community to report
promptly on new or continuing events.
10% Serves as community ambassador
for the news department. Responds to concerns of viewers. Makes
personal appearances on behalf of the station. Attends station sponsored
promotion events as scheduled
Nashville - 37209
Bachelorís degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications
or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.
Three yearsí experience in print or broadcast journalism. Experience
reporting news at a commercial television station preferred.
Must possess advanced understanding of
legal and ethical issues impacting journalism. Ability to combine words and
pictures into informative and interesting news stories. Advanced knowledge of
the locale, governing bodies, demographics and public figures. Ability to edit
stories as necessary. Ability to perform quality work in high pressure deadline
situations. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must possess valid Driverís License.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and always on the lookout for bright, creative talent to be part of the Meredith team. Visit us today at: http://www.meredith.com/viewjobopenings
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