Raycom Media

Investigative Reporter

ID
2018-8137
# of Openings
1
Department
News/Content
Employment Status
Regular Full-Time

Job Overview

WDAM in Moselle, MS is looking for an experienced Investigative Reporter to join our news team. Applicants should have a minimum of (1) year experience preferred. Our candidate must be a very strong journalist, positive leader inside and outside the newsroom and be a creative storyteller & writer.  The candidate must be able to lift and carry video equipment, capable of shooting, writing, editing, and posting multiple stories daily on air, on-line and to social networking websites all under tight deadlines.

 

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
  • Writing sidebars and day-turn investigative content to enhance news of the day coverage
  • Developing sources within the community to report on important issues
  • Strategizing with news management on investigative workflow and special report placement
  • Developing creative content specifically for digital and OTT platforms
  • Using social media to promote content, drive engagement, 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.

Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screening. No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

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