Reporter III

Location
Charlotte, North Carolina
Salary
competitive
Posted
Oct 07, 2019
Function
Production
Specialty
News & Journalism
Metro Area
Charlotte
Duration
Full Time
WSOC Charlotte is in search of a Full-time Reporter for station newscasts. The successful candidate will excel at regularly breaking and enterprising significant, local stories. These seasoned journalists love to dig for extra information, cultivate sources, love to be live in the field and expect to win. Reporter is expected to be skilled at using social media to gather information on stories, and to break stories.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 

  • Enterprise stories by developing sources and contacts.
  • Write and produce news stories for television, web, and mobile.
  • Make creative use of live technology to help tell a story.
  • Understand and implement station's research-based goals.
  • Reporter will be expected to enterprise stories, provide active live shots, and use process story-telling techniques.
  • Reporter must utilize social media/digital platforms.
  • Must be able to work under tight deadlines and respond quickly to breaking news.
  • Reporter may be asked to make public appearances for the station.
  • Schedule may include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.
     
Qualifications:Education:
 

  • BA Degree in Journalism, Communications, or Other is strongly preferred.

About Cox Media Group

 

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites.  Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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