Reporter

Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Salary
competitive
Posted
Sep 04, 2019
Function
Production
Metro Area
Pittsburgh
Duration
Full Time

WTAE-TV, the Hearst-owned ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, PA is looking for a dynamic reporter to join Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 in one of the nation’s most highly competitive television markets. Extensive, active and creative live shot experience is a must along with excellent news judgment, exceptional writing skills, ability to break news and a highly engaged presence on all digital platforms. The successful candidate will join a team of talented and passionate journalists who come to work every day pitching topically-relevant stories that have impact in our viewers’ lives.  

 

Job Responsibilities:                                              

·         Contributing hard news enterprise story ideas every day.

·         Building a base of local news sources in order to generate stories.

·         Gathering and delivering vo’s, vo/sots, packages and ENG/SNG/TVU live shots for daily newscasts, WTAE.com and other digital platforms.

·         Able to juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrate exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines.

·         Participating in station-sponsored events both at the station and out in the community.

·         Using ENPS to write scripts.

·         Provide coverage of major stories for other Hearst and ABC Affiliates.

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Experience Requirements:

·         At least two years' experience reporting in a medium to large market preferred.

·         Related military experience will be considered.

 

Qualifications Requirements:                                            

·         Work varied shifts – early mornings, late nights, holidays and weekends included.

·         Deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production.

·         Can work in all weather conditions.

·         Has a valid driver’s license, can drive large vehicles over long distances, and a clear driving record.

·         Apply management feedback and critiques in order to improve on-air performance.

 

Education:                                        

·         Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

·         Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated                                          experience will be considered.

 

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