Date Posted September 11, 2019
Industry TV Jobs
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Description:

WTAE-TV, the Hearst-owned ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, PA is looking for a dynamic reporter to join Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 in one of the nation’s most highly competitive television markets. Extensive, active and creative live shot experience is a must along with excellent news judgment, exceptional writing skills, ability to break news and a highly engaged presence on all digital platforms. The successful candidate will join a team of talented and passionate journalists who come to work every day pitching topically-relevant stories that have impact in our viewers’ lives.

Job Responsibilities:

· Contributing hard news enterprise story ideas every day.

· Building a base of local news sources in order to generate stories.

· Gathering and delivering vo’s, vo/sots, packages and ENG/SNG/TVU live shots for daily newscasts, WTAE.com and other digital platforms.

· Able to juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrate exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines.

· Participating in station-sponsored events both at the station and out in the community.

· Using ENPS to write scripts.

· Provide coverage of major stories for other Hearst and ABC Affiliates.

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Experience Requirements:

· At least two years' experience reporting in a medium to large market preferred.

· Related military experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

· Work varied shifts – early mornings, late nights, holidays and weekends included.

· Deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production.

· Can work in all weather conditions.

· Has a valid driver’s license, can drive large vehicles over long distances, and a clear driving record.

· Apply management feedback and critiques in order to improve on-air performance.

Education:

· Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

· Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.


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