Reporter

Reporter

  • Full Time
  • Memphis

Website Nexstar Media Inc. - WREG TV News Channel 3

CBS affiliate for Memphis and the surrounding area

Description:

WREG-TV News Channel 3 is the CBS affiliate for Memphis and the surrounding area.  The Nexstar Inc. owned TV station is the market’s news leader with the highest rated local newscasts from Daybreak to 10PM seven days a week, and provides news, weather, sports, and entertainment programming for viewers in and around the city.

We value our talented employees, and whenever possible strive to help one of our associates grow professionally before recruiting new talent to our open positions. If you think the open position you see is right for you, we encourage you to apply!

Our people make all the difference in our success.

Report on stories in several newscasts to the public.  Ability to ad-lib and handle breaking news.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accurate reporting of news stories
  • Attend editorial meetings and submit story ideas
  • Develops community contacts and a network of news sources
  • Must be able to ad lib live breaking news by telling a compelling story with a strong ability to interact with anchors in studio
  • Works with the photographer in the recording and editing of a story
  • Regularly updates newsroom on story elements and progress
  • Use various social media platforms to provide updates and news stories to the public
  • Timely file stories to all platforms-on-air, online and mobile
  • Attend station partnerships in the community

Responsibilities:

Requirements:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Must have undergraduate degree or equivalent related experience
  • Prefer 3-5 years TV news reporting experience in a medium to large market
REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must interact positively and productively with other employees and in the field
  • Strong on-air presentation - must be credible, personable and passionate
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to accept constructive direction and criticism designed to enhance individual’s performance
  • Can perform duties and make decisions under extreme pressure
  • In line with reporting duties, individual must be flexible with schedule and be willing to work additional hours or days or different shifts as required by news content

Contact:

Catrina Tate
Apply at: https://www.nexstar.tv/careers/

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