Raycom Media

  • Investigative Reporter/MMJ

    # of Openings
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Overview


    WDAM in Moselle, MS is looking for an experienced Investigative Reporter/MMJ 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 (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. No phone calls or emails please.  EOE-M/F/D/V


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