General Assignment Reporter (R10002127)
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. TV Stations **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte. JOB DESCRIPTION
WTTG/WDCA - General Assignment Reporter (Full time, Regular)
Research, write, produce and report stories -- both live and taped -- for on-air newscasts, streaming webcasts & special stories. Work w/ producers, editors, & photographers to create and produce news stories & investigations. Must have excellent live reporting, writing, and storytelling skills, as well as proven social media contributions and consistent digital engagement. Ability to work under stressful conditions and deadlines is a must. Maintaining a strong roster of contacts and sources is required. Work accurately/efficiently within time constraints. Qualification: Strong working knowledge of the technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and web-based newsgathering tools. Must possess specific expertise in research and computer-assisted reporting. Must be a strong writer and communicator. A professional appearance is essential. Must speak clearly, and maintain a clear delivery of both live and taped reports. Bi-lingual Spanish/English a plus. Four-year college degree required. Local/national travel, weekends, holidays and varied hours required. Two years exp. Broadcast TV reporting in top 75 market required. Must have proficiency with newsroom computers and related software required. DC/MD/VA driver's license & MVR required. Must be able to drive. Candidates must submit resume and tape.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.