Raycom Media, Inc.
The Raycom News Network is searching for an Alabama Political Reporter to report daily for the four Raycom stations that serve the state of Alabama. This dynamic reporter will lead our coverage of statewide/political news from the Alabama capital in Montgomery.
The successful candidate will be the Alabama Political Reporter reporting daily on WBRC/Birmingham, WSFA/Montgomery, WAFF/Huntsville and WTVM/Columbus--all part of the Raycom News Network in Alabama. We are looking for someone with previous experience as well as interest in political and public policy journalism. Developing contacts, breaking stories and leading investigations with statewide impact are a must.
Candidates should have MMJ skills and a proven track record doing multiple live reports for all 4 stations on a daily basis. Time management is critical as is the ability to turn stories quickly for multiple newscasts. Some statewide travel will also be part of this job. The reporter will be expected to provide expert analysis of complicated statewide issues and will play a large role in election coverage. We have built a large social media following and expect this reporter to have demonstrable digital skills including experience writing long-form digital stories, working with Twitter followers and Facebook fans.
This is a unique opportunity for a reporter looking to quickly make an impact on market leading news operations. Please send resume with cover letter and link to your work. Apply to: https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com No phone calls please. Pre-employment drug screen and MVR check required. 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.