Reporter - WNBC

Posted: 12/18/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Editor / Editorial, News & Journalism
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Responsibilities

NBC 4 New York is searching for a strong reporter who has a proven record of breaking stories and consistently producing enterprise content.

Duties include generating story ideas, researching and setting up the content and interviews, producing the content in the field, writing and voicing the story, and presenting the story live as scheduled on a designated newscast. We're looking for applicants who bring ideas to the table every day.

Essential Requirements:
  • Must be aggressive, a strong writer, an exceptional storyteller and live performer.
  • Effective self-starter with the proven ability to generate and produce news stories.
  • Strong enterprising and investigative skills.
  • Strong on-camera presence for taped and live reports.
  • Must be a team player and work effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Knowledge of non-linear editing and shooting preferred.
  • Flexible scheduling required.
  • 5 years reporting in a large market preferred.
  • Tri-state area knowledge preferred.
  • Must be a team player and work effectively in a face paced environment

    *This position is an AFTRA Represented job. Successful candidate will be required to join the AFTRA Union upon employment if not already a member.


  • Qualifications:
    • Minimum 5 years of experience as a television reporter
    • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Communications or related major

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Must be willing to work in NYC
    • Must be 18 years or greater
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be available to evenings, weekends and holidays as required
    • Must have a valid driver’s license

    Desired Characteristics
    • Extensive familiarity with the NYC area
    • Ability to investigate information to establish facts and determine truth
    • Excellent news judgment
    • Solid digital shooting skills
    • Experience working with desktop computers and exposure to laptop editing
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to build relationships and sources
    • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and act as a team player
    • Experience utilizing social media as a news gathering/reporting tools

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