Digital Journalist

Charlotte, NC
Posted: 2018-05-04

Description:

Digital Journalist (Full-Time, Regular): Award winning broadcaster WJZY-TV, the FOX Owned and Operated television station in Charlotte, NC is seeking a Digital Journalist, which is what we call our reporters.  

Responsibilities:

We need the total MMJ package: someone who can track down and dig into a compelling story then shoot, write, edit and front it live – all while interacting with all social media platforms. The ideal candidate must be ready to work at a fast past and stay well-informed on current events and local newsmakers. Must possess the ability to establish a network of contacts and work them to find and report news stories. The best candidate must be a self-starter with a great attitude and a desire to compete and to improve as a journalist.  FOX46 is part of the “newsroom of the future” movement. You will be working with 21st century newsgathering technology, operating as a self-contained and mobile content generator. 

Requirements:

Excellent communication, writing and grammar skills are required for both the broadcast and digital platforms. A minimum of 3 years’ experience reporting news is required. Must be willing to work weekends. A Bachelor’s degree in communications or journalism preferred. Some training will be provided, if needed. Must be able to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds, ability to walk with equipment up and down stairs and over rough terrain to complete essential job functions. 

Contact:

Please visit www.fox46charlotte.com, then click on the ‘About Us’ tab, then ‘Jobs’ or visit our readily accessible station located at 3501 Performance Rd., Charlotte, NC  28214, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.  Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter or using specialized equipment. 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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