Date Posted June 14, 2024
Industry Television
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified

Description:

WWMT/CW7/wwmt.com is looking for a take-charge General Assignment Reporter to help us continue to grow and empower our audiences! We are seeking a motivated, energetic and creative reporter who can  produce news stories on multiple platforms.  The ideal candidate should be able to develop story ideas and contacts, gather information for newscasts, have sound writing skills, a great work ethic, and a can-do attitude. The best person for this job will have excellent live shot skills and thrives on breaking stories. Although you will often work with a photographer, you need to be able to shoot, write and edit stories. If you don't know how to shoot or need a refresher course,  no worries ! We can show you. This person may also need to fill-in at the anchor desk, so any previous experience is preferred. You will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the web and social media, in addition to broadcast. 

No day will look the same as a Reporter, however, the main responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Sharp news judgment 
  • Produce daily news stories for multiple platforms
  • Have the ability to shoot, write and edit stories 
  • Contribute story ideas daily
  • Have the ability to fill-in anchor 
  • Engage with local community members
  • Review material for fairness, accuracy, and balance
  • Collaborate with all members of the news team

Additionally, this person should have...

  • Proven knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems
  • Excel in storytelling across multiple platforms
  • Strong writing and copy-editing skills are a must
  • Experience with live shots is preferred
  • A minimum of one year of experience as a Reporter
  • Must be able to work well under pressure to meet strict deadlines

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!