WRAL is looking for a curious, tenacious, experienced investigative reporter to join our WRAL Investigates team. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of developing sources, exposing wrongdoing, holding the powerful accountable and producing in depth reports that bring about change. Experience with public records requests, data journalism and enterprise storytelling are all essential.
You should be able to manage both long- and short-term assignments and work collaboratively with our investigative producer and photojournalist. An energetic, creative and ambitious reporter will thrive in this role, which on any given day could require pitching timely, relevant, impactful stories for sweeps or pivoting to uncover exclusive details on the big story of the day.
Requirements include at least five years of previous reporting experience, preferably with two or more years investigative reporting experience, as well as a four-year college degree.
People come to WRAL-TV and they stay. Why? We're family. We have extraordinary expectations of each other and accept nothing short of excellence. WRAL is locally owned by Capitol Broadcasting Company, a community-oriented company that offers some of the best benefits in the business.
You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to work at CBC. If there is a medical or religious reason preventing you from receiving an available COVID-19 vaccination, and you are selected as a candidate for consideration, we have an accommodations process in place to evaluate those requests.
A pre-employment drug screening is required. EOE, M/F. All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free. Capitol Broadcasting Company participates in E-Verify.
Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TV, WRAZ-TV, WRAL-FM, WRAL-HD2, WNGT-CD, WCMC-FM, WCMC-HD1, WDNC-AM, WCMC-HD2, WCMC-HD3, WCLY-AM, WCMC-HD4, Microspace, WRAL Digital and Wolfpack Sports Properties (a joint venture with Learfield) in Raleigh, NC; WILM-TV, WILT-LD and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; The Durham Bulls Baseball Club, Bull City Hospitality, and Coastal Plain League in Durham, NC; The Holly Springs Salamanders in Holly Springs, NC; the American Underground startup hub in Durham, NC; and real estate interests including the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham, NC, and Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount, NC.