WAFF - Reporter MMJ
Candidates must be team players with a great attitude and bring professionalism, personality, energy, and confidence our newscasts and our multi-platform newsroom. Successful candidate must skillfully dig for stories, successfully research ideas for stories, and accurately and quickly verify facts needed for stories. Reporters will develop and maintain contacts and sources. Must have the excellent writing skills, demonstrated by presenting prior news stories on a video link that were written in active voice, present and future tense, and with detailed audio/video connection. Reporters must break stories and desire to lead every newscast. Come to work ready with LOCAL, leadable hard news stories.
Candidate will be or quickly become proficient in ENPS, LUCI, Edius, Oasis/VOD, LiveU, Crowdtangle, Outlook, Police Scanners, Tagboard, Facebook Insights, Field Gear for Electronic News Gathering (cameras, audio, lighting, etc), StormChaser, ENG Truck Workflow and Safety Protocol, & Videolicious.
Must have excellent video news gathering and editing skills, demonstrated by presenting prior stories shot under deadline pressure which show proper sequencing, framing in thirds, and consistent audio/video connection. Ideal candidate is savvy in social media and proficient in a multi-platform workflow (i.e. website, news app, broadcast).
Candidate must be able to work long hours when covering breaking news on the air, online, and on our 48 News & Weather Apps, including holidays and weekends. Candidate must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. Candidate must be able to both sit for long periods of time when required and stand for long periods of time when required. There will be other duties as assigned from time to time. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check.
Qualified applicants please apply on-line (Raycom Media Careers) and attach a resume and link to your work.. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V