Raycom Media, Inc.
WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee seeks an experienced Investigative Producer/Videojournalist to join our award-winning news team.
Responsible for researching, writing, shooting, editing, producing and gathering Investigative content
Work closely with management, editorial staff and reporters
Take ownership for the overall coverage of investigative content on all of WMC platforms, including but not limited to broadcast, digital and web
Responsible for long form reports as well as creating daily investigative stories as assigned
Perform undercover work or surveillance as necessary
Bachelor\u2019s Degree in related field
Minimum 3 years experience in investigative newsgathering and/or production
Minimum 3 years experience shooting, writing, producing and editing on a desktop editing system
Experience partnering with legal and working knowledge of federal, state and local laws impacting operations as they relate to investigations, undercover content and hidden cameras
Additional Job Requirements
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through http://raycommedia.com/careers to be considered
Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must have a valid driver\u2019s license
Willingness to travel, work overtime, and on weekends with short notice (if applicable)
Must be 18 years or Older
Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check
Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples
Desired Characteristics/Desired Qualifications
Basic understanding and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
Basic understanding and demonstration of multi-media file formats and related computer skills
Strong computer assisted reporting (CAR) skills, and working knowledge of analyzing data
Strong understanding of using open records laws to obtain government documents and databases
Knowledge of undercover investigation techniques
Significant experience in the news environment and strong journalistic skills
Ability to write, edit, shoot and produce under heavy deadline pressure without compromising accuracy or credibility
Creatively deliver news as it develops on all current and future platforms
Basic understanding of windows based electronics and the ability to learn ENPS as well as new systems as they are implemented.
Qualified applicants, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume and link to your most recent work. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
Raycom Media, an employee-owned company, is one of the nation's largest privately-owned local media companies and owns and/or provides services for 65 television stations and 2 radio stations in 44 markets located in 20 states. Raycom Media owns or provides services for stations covering 16% of U.S. television households and employs over 8,300 individuals in full and part-time positions. In addition to television stations, Raycom Media is the parent company of CNHI (community newspapers and information products; over 100 titles located in 23 states), PureCars (digital ad platform for the automotive industry), Raycom Sports (a marketing, production, events management and distribution company), Tupelo Raycom (sports and entertainment production company), RTM Productions (automotive programming production and marketing solutions company) and Broadview Media (a post-production/digital signage company). Raycom Media is headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama
Raycom Media, Inc.
Website : http://www.raycommedia.com
Raycom Media, Inc. was created in 1996 with the purchase of 15 television stations, two radio stations, and a sports marketing, production, events management, and distribution company. Shortly after this first acquisition, Raycom Media quickly acquired two other companies and began an unheard of growth in the media business. Raycom Media, an employee-owned company, is one of the nation's largest privately owned broadcasters and owns and/or provides services for 62 television stations in 42 markets and 20 states. Raycom Media owns or provides services for stations covering over 14% of U.S. television households and employs over 4,600 individuals in full and part-time positions. In addition to television stations, Raycom Media owns PureCars (digital ad platform for automotive), Raycom Sports (a marketing, production and events management and distribution company), Tupelo-Honey Productions (a NY-based production company), RTM Productions (a Franklin, TN-based automotive programming production and marketing solutions company), WebStream Sports (an Indianapolis-based, live event production company) and Broadview Media (a post-production/digital signage company based in Montgomery, AL). Raycom is also responsible for the design and hosting of Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail website. Raycom owns over-the-air syndication, regional cable, and digital media rights to Atlantic Coast Conference Athletics. With a strong belief in community, Raycom Media television stations take editorial positions on key community issues. It is the vision of the company that it be involved in the communities its broadcast properties serve. By editorializing on local issues and seeking out divergent points of view, Raycom Media television stations create an atmosphere of community dialog. Raycom Media is headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama.