JR07308 - Reporter

Posted: 7/8/2019 | Expires: 8/7/2019

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

WGCL-TV, a Meredith Corporation station, is in search of a highly-qualified, motivated candidate for the following: Reporter. This role gathers news for Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media. The incumbent appears on-air, including live shots. The Reporter researches, sets up, writes and edits stories. In addition, the Reporter:

  • Works with assignment desk, producers and managers on story development.
  • Writes daily content for the website.

Essential Job Functions | Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

30% - Writes and edits news stories.

30% - Gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms.

25% - Oversees story generation and source development.

15% - Presents news on air/live.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education: Completion of high school, or equivalent. College degree preferred.

Experience: Minimum three years of related news experience. Experience with breaking news and ad lib situations. Prior experience in top 25 market preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Good writing, editing, shooting and news gathering skills. Good interpersonal skills.

% Travel Required (Approximate):10%

Our cornerstone is knowledge of the home, family, food and lifestyle markets. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets.