Raycom Media

  • Investigative Reporter

    ID
    2018-9491
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    News/Content
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Overview

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

    Investigative Reporter

    The successful candidate will research, develop, write and present investigative news stories on a long and short-term basis, as well as contribute research and analysis on major breaking news events. The reporter will work with the special projects team as well as station management and legal department to conceptualize and produce content. Applicant must have experience conducting hidden-camera and surveillance operations. Experience doing computer-assisted reporting research and database analysis is a plus.

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Research, develop, write and produce ground-breaking investigative news stories
    • Generate long and short-term investigative news projects
    • Contribute research and analysis on major breaking news events
    • Provide investigative content across all of WMC’s on-air and digital platforms
    • Develop and maintain sources that will generate exclusive reports
    • Conduct hidden-camera and surveillance operations
    • Work with station management and corporate legal department conceptualizing and producing content
    • Perform computer-assisted reporting research and database analysis

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working as an investigative reporter
    • Experience working with hidden cameras
    • Understanding of computer-assisted reporting and working with database and spreadsheet programs
    • Willingness to work long hours and overtime

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must have a valid Driver’s License
    • Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen

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

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