A WAFF Reporter is qualified, talented, and creative with deep ambition to help our #1 rated multi-platform news operation become even stronger in a very competitive news market. The successful candidate will be a team player with a great attitude and bring professionalism, personality, energy, confidence, and team spirit to our newscasts and our multi-platform newsroom.
Looking for someone who knows how to 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 prior copy written in active voice, present tense, and with detailed audio/video connection. Ideal candidate is social media savvy, proficient in a multi-platform workflow.
Candidate will be or 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
North Alabama is a great place to live, especially for those who love the outdoors. Our staff is packed with colleagues who will welcome you and help ease the transition to a new market. If all of this sounds good, we’ll be looking for your application!
Qualified applicants only, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume and link to your most recent work. Pre-employment drug screen and clean MVR required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V