POSTING DATE: May 01, 2018
JOB TITLE: Reporter
COMPANY: KOB, News/Weather/Sports
STATUS: Full Time, Hourly
Applicant should have two years’ experience as a reporter for a network affiliated television station. The right reporter will enterprise from Day One. They will pitch and turn original stories true to the KOB brand. Immediately, the requirement is 50% enterprise reporting. Our reporters do not and cannot live off the assignment desk. Applicant will handle a variety of news reporting assignments. We emphasize Breaking News and stories that hold people accountable. This reporter must be able to get answers to tough questions. We are active, live storytellers. If you are not moving and showing viewers something on your reel, please don’t send it. Active live shots are the expectation at KOB Eyewitness News 4. This reporter must write-it-like-he or she-talks-it, can deal with confrontation, and must be able to work at a high level with multiple hard deadlines every day. The right candidate will use the Web and Social Media as second nature to push viewers to our broadcasts, develop a high personal profile and cultivate stories. Our reporters are well-coached with an emphasis on weekly, sometimes daily, feedback. You must be coachable and have the ability to receive and apply constructive coaching advice.
Responsibilities will include, but not limited to: Travel to scenes where news is happening. Writes, produces, and reports under deadline pressure. Ability to work flexible hours is a must. You must have a valid driver’s license, a good driving record and be insurable. Applicant’s driving record will be checked.
The following physical requirements are typical, but not all-inclusive: Dexterity to operate equipment and computer keyboard. Sufficient mobility to get around the building as well as climb in and out of vehicles, etc. Able to work in all types of weather conditions. Able to see well and sufficient hearing.
No Telephone Calls Please
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