KPCW is looking for a Reporter/Anchor
Select and research topics; write and produce reports for on-air and digital platforms; develop contacts and interview sources; maintain notes, recordings and files; manage social media presence for news gathering, news distribution and branding purposes. Produce news as assigned by Senior News Director and News Director. Report stories in appropriate formats for distribution platforms. Occasionally anchor newscasts and host programs.
Follow developments in local and regional news. Follow pertinent people or publications and attend related events. Maintain contact lists, social media accounts and other data for on-going continuity of coverage and accumulation of knowledge. Proactively participate in the creative cycle of story and program origination with other reporters, supervisors, and station staff.
The Reporter attends meetings and is responsible for appropriate record keeping, correspondence, phone calls and other duties as assigned. Will participate in station membership campaigns and community-building events.
The Reporter adheres to tight deadlines and, in concert with staff, makes effective decisions in rapidly changing situations requiring prompt attention. The Reporter works in close concert with all staff and under the supervision of the Senior News Director and News Director, assisting in identifying, developing and creating content that supports the overall mission of KPCW. Reporter schedule varies but will include split shifts (early mornings on some days, early evenings on other days) and may include Sundays.
Please send a cover letter, resume and examples of your work to email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
Requirements:College degree in journalism or related field required. Prior professional news experience and fluency in Spanish preferred. Strong candidates possessing some but not all preferred experience will receive serious consideration.
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