Raycom Media

  • Investigative Reporter

    ID
    2018-8550
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    News/Content
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    WBRC Fox6 in Birmingham, AL is looking for an experienced Investigative Reporter to join our news team. Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years of experience. Successful candidate is 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 (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume, reel of recent work, and links to past enterprise or investigative reports.

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

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