KELOLAND-TV News is looking for an MMJ Reporter to provide content on weekends and three days a week for our #1 rated newscasts. Reporter will be expected to generate enterprise and breaking news content both on-air and online; contribute content on major breaking news events; as well as develop and maintain sources that will generate exclusive story content and news reports. Strong reporting/producing skills are essential elements for success. Our top-rated newsroom is looking for an effective communicator with a cross-platform storytelling perspective; fluent in both television broadcast, online content, and social media reporting. Must be able to effectively time manage to produce daily newsstories for broadcast, online and mobile platforms, and know how to leverage stories through social media.
Able to work a flexible schedule to meet breaking news needs. A team player able to deal with stressful situations. Able to understand the relevant interests of our community.
The ideal candidate has a thorough knowledge of how to use online & mobile platforms, as well as social media to deliver news in a fast-paced work environment. This is a fulltime position with benefits. Applicants must provide a URL aircheck of recent work they have produced. Special attention will be given to applicants who can demonstrate alternative storytelling through clear and easy to understand presentations in the field, in the studio, through social media and online.
College/university degree is preferred. At least two years experience in a commercial television newsroom is preferred.
EOE M/F/D/V ~ Background check required.