Raycom Media, Inc.
Job Overview A WAFF Reporter is qualified, talented, and creative with deep ambition to help our #1 rated multi-platform news operation become even stronger in a very competitive news market. The successful candidate will be a team player with a great attitude and bring professionalism, personality, energy, confidence, and team spirit to our newscasts and our multi-platform newsroom. Looking for someone who knows how to skillfully dig for stories, successfully research ideas for stories, and accurately and quickly verify facts needed for stories. Reporters will develop and maintain contacts and sources. Must have the excellent writing skills, demonstrated by prior copy written in active voice, present tense, and with detailed audio\/video connection. Ideal candidate is social media savvy, proficient in a multi-platform workflow. Candidate will be or become proficient in ENPS, LUCI, Edius, Oasis\/VOD, LiveU, Crowdtangle, Outlook, Police Scanners, Tagboard, Facebook Insights, Field Gear for Electronic News Gathering (cameras, audio, lighting, etc), StormChaser, ENG Truck Workflow and Safety Protocol, Videolicious North Alabama is a great place to live, especially for those who love the outdoors. Our staff is packed with colleagues who will welcome you and help ease the transition to a new market. If all of this sounds good, we\u2019ll be looking for your application! Qualified applicants only, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume and link to your most recent work. Pre-employment drug screen and clean MVR required. No phone calls please. EOE-M\/F\/D\/V
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.