Television News Reporter

Posted: 6/4/2019 | Expires: 7/4/2019

Location: Beaverton, Oregon
Function: Production
Specialty: Operations
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

KPTV FOX12 and KPDX 49 is a duopoly owned and operated by the Meredith Local Media Group is recruiting for the position of Reporter. The Reporter researches, develops and reports news stories and events in coordination with Assignment Desk and Producers. Additionally, the reporter will maintain contacts within the business community, assist in writing promos and make public appearances on behalf of the station.

Essential Job Functions
75% - Researches, develops, writes and reports news stories. Shoots and edits video as necessary.
10% - Maintains contacts within business community and provides prompt reports on new or continuing events.
10% - Assists in writing effective news promos.
5% - Makes public appearances on behalf of the station.

Education:
Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or a related field, or equivalent experience preferred.

Experience:
Two years experience as a reporter for commercial/public television or commercial/public radio

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of how to blend words and video into informative and interesting television news stories.
Knowledge of issues impacting the Pacific Northwest, specifically Portland DMA.
Ability to perform quality work under high pressure deadline situations.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously.
Must have a valid Oregon or Washington driver's license.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule and work as a member of a team.

KPTV FOX12 and KPDX 49 is a duopoly owned and operated by the Meredith Local Media Group. Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for more than 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile, tablets and video - to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners. Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching more than 10 percent of U.S. households. Meredith's portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation's Top 25 - including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland - and 14 in Top 60 markets. Meredith's stations produce approximately 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.

Meredith Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

KPTV-KPDX, a Meredith owned duopoly is located in Beaverton, Oregon. Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for 116 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video - to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.
Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 owned or operated television stations reaching 11 percent of U.S. households. Meredith's portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation's Top 25 - including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland - and 13 in Top 50 markets. Meredith's stations produce 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.

Meredith Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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