Raycom Media

  • Investigative Producer/Photographer

    ID
    2018-9420
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    News/Content
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee seeks an experienced Investigative Producer/Videojournalist to join our award-winning news team.

     

    Responsibilities


    Responsible for researching, writing, shooting, editing, producing and gathering Investigative content

     

    Work closely with management, editorial staff and reporters

    Take ownership for the overall coverage of investigative content on all of WMC platforms, including but not limited to broadcast, digital and web

    Responsible for long form reports as well as creating daily investigative stories as assigned

    Perform undercover work or surveillance as necessary

     

    Qualifications/Requirements

     

    Bachelor’s Degree in related field

    Minimum 1 years experience in investigative newsgathering and/or production

    Minimum 2 years experience shooting, writing, producing and editing on a desktop editing system

    Experience partnering with legal and working knowledge of federal, state and local laws impacting operations as they relate to investigations, undercover content and hidden cameras

     

    Additional Job Requirements

    Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through http://raycommedia.com/careers to be considered

    Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN

    Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

    Must have a valid driver’s license

    Willingness to travel, work overtime, and on weekends with short notice (if applicable)

    Must be 18 years or Older

    Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check

    Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples

     

    Desired Characteristics/Desired Qualifications

    Basic understanding and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws

    Basic understanding and demonstration of multi-media file formats and related computer skills

    Strong computer assisted reporting (CAR) skills, and working knowledge of analyzing data

    Strong understanding of using open records laws to obtain government documents and databases

    Knowledge of undercover investigation techniques

    Significant experience in the news environment and strong journalistic skills

    Ability to write, edit, shoot and produce under heavy deadline pressure without compromising accuracy or credibility

    Creatively deliver news as it develops on all current and future platforms

     

    Basic understanding of windows based electronics and the ability to learn ENPS as well as new systems as they are implemented.

     

    Qualified applicants, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume and link to your most recent work. No phone calls please.   EOE-M/F/D/V

     

     

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