WGCL-TV, a Meredith Corporation station, is in search of a highly-qualified, motivated candidate for the following: Reporter. This role gathers news for Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media. The incumbent appears on-air, including live shots. The Reporter researches, sets up, writes and edits stories. In addition, the Reporter:
Works with assignment desk, producers and managers on story development.
Writes daily content for the website.
Essential Job Functions | Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
30% - Writes and edits news stories.
30% - Gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms.
25% - Oversees story generation and source development.
15% - Presents news on air/live.
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
Education: Completion of high school, or equivalent. College degree preferred.
Experience: Minimum three years of related news experience. Experience with breaking news and ad lib situations. Prior experience in top 25 market preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Good writing, editing, shooting and news gathering skills. Good interpersonal skills.
% Travel Required (Approximate):10%