Raycom Media

Investigative Reporter

ID
2017-7972
# of Openings
1
Department
News/Content
Employment Status
Regular Full-Time
Work Days
various
Work Hours
various

Job Overview

WMBF News, Raycom Media's NBC affiliate in Myrtle Beach, SC is looking for an experienced investigative producer/reporter to join our news team. The right person for the position will be an organized, independent and dogged journalist, with a passion for creative storytelling, data mining and local news.

 

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Enterprising ideas for original, impactful and compelling content for all platforms
  • Sending and following up on FOIA requests to local agencies
  • Conducting computer assisted research
  • Organizing data and finding stories within spreadsheets and databases
  • Writing sidebars and day-turn investigative content to enhance news of the day coverage
  • Shooting, writing and editing stories for television and digital platforms
  • Developing sources within the community to learn about important issues
  • Working with anchors and photographers on targeted special reports
  • Strategizing with news management on investigative workflow and special report placement
  • Fronting some stories on-air, but being just as comfortable writing investigative content for anchors
  • Developing creative content specifically for digital and OTT platforms
  • Using social media to promote content, drive engagement and find sources and stories

 

Qualified candidates with a proven track record to in depth investigative reporting, please apply online and attach resume, reel of recent work, and links to past enterprise or investigative reports. EOE-M/F/D/V

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