Raycom Media

  • Investigative Reporter

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

    WLBT, Raycom Media's NBC affiliate in Jackson, MS is looking for an experienced Investigative Reporter to join our news team. This person will work with our investigative team and our content desk. The right person will be a curious journalist with great organizational skills, storytelling, photography and ability to help data mine content.


    Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

    • Enterprising ideas for original, impactful and compelling content for all platforms
    • Sending and following up on FOIA requests to local agencies
    • Conducting computer assisted research
    • Organizing data and finding stories within spreadsheets and databases
    • Writing sidebars and day-turn investigative content to enhance news of the day coverage
    • Shooting, writing and editing stories for television and digital platforms
    • Developing sources within the community to learn about important issues
    • Working with anchors and photographers on targeted special reports
    • Developing creative content specifically for digital and OTT platforms
    • Using social media to promote content, drive engagement and find sources and stories


    Experienced journalists only. Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach resume, references and a link to recent work. Drug screen and MVR check required. No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V



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