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WZTV is seeing an enterprising and bold reporter to join our team of investigative and consumer reporters. We are looking for someone with a clear understanding of how to dig for a story, research it, write it with an edge, and use strong storytelling and TV production to make it impactful and memorable.
Develop and maintain contacts and sources in the community to enterprise story ideas
Identify and pitch investigative angles to big daily news stories
Work closely with Producer and Executive Producer to refine investigative pitches and story scripts
Write online versions of investigative reports and work with Digital Investigative Producer on "web extra" content for each investigation
Maintain an active social media presence to build your brand and solicit original story ideas
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge of the FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) process, computer-assisted reporting, and data-driven reporting is required along with familiarity of legal issues related to investigative television news reporting
Strong writing skills and knowledge of current events is essential
Dynamic live television and storytelling skills are a must
Minimum of two (2) years of investigative reporting experience preferred
History of award-winning investigative journalism preferred
While applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. If you do not have one, please submit a non-returnable DVD to:
Attn: News Director
631 Mainstream Dr
Nashville, TN 37228
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/
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