NBC4 Southern California
We’re seeking an enthusiastic, hard-working digital journalist to join our news team in the fast-paced, dynamic environment of NBC4 Southern California.
This is a full-time (40 hours a week) freelance position, available immediately. The position runs for a maximum of one calendar year and is located in the state-of-the-art Brokaw News Center at Universal Studios. The position is paid hourly and does not provide benefits. It is intended as a maximum one-year opportunity to gain valuable hands-on newsroom experience and work on innovative projects with a highly collaborative team.
After a one-month training, the shift will run 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. Thursday - Monday, including Saturday and Sunday mornings. If this schedule does not appeal to you please do not apply.
This position includes working closely with both the broadcast assignment desk and the digital news team. You know you're a good fit if you posses great people sklls, excellent reporting, writing and editing skills, as well as a passion for multi-platform journalism. Experience with content management systems and social media as a reporting and engagement tool are important.
A three-hour writing test is part of the application process.
-Report and writing original web stories for the NBC4 Southern California digital platforms
-Minimum 3 years of journalism experience
-Work in Universal City, CA
-Basic understanding and demonstration of solid editorial judgment and journalistic ethics, including a current knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations
-Experience in Los Angeles market and familiarity with Southern California audience and communities
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Please send a resume and cover letter that includes an assessment of the nbcla.com website, mobile web, news app and social media platforms to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put JOB APPLICANT in the subject line.