The Raycom News Network is searching for an Alabama Political Reporter to report daily for the four Raycom stations that serve the state of Alabama. This dynamic reporter will lead our coverage of statewide/political news from the Alabama capital in Montgomery.
The successful candidate will be the Alabama Political Reporter reporting daily on WBRC/Birmingham, WSFA/Montgomery, WAFF/Huntsville and WTVM/Columbus--all part of the Raycom News Network in Alabama. We are looking for someone with previous experience as well as interest in political and public policy journalism. Developing contacts, breaking stories and leading investigations with statewide impact are a must.
Candidates should have MMJ skills and a proven track record doing multiple live reports for all 4 stations on a daily basis. Time management is critical as is the ability to turn stories quickly for multiple newscasts. Some statewide travel will also be part of this job. The reporter will be expected to provide expert analysis of complicated statewide issues and will play a large role in election coverage. We have built a large social media following and expect this reporter to have demonstrable digital skills including experience writing long-form digital stories, working with Twitter followers and Facebook fans.
This is a unique opportunity for a reporter looking to quickly make an impact on market leading news operations. Please send resume with cover letter and link to your work. Apply to: https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com No phone calls please. Pre-employment drug screen and MVR check required. EOE-M/F/D/V