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JR08475 - Reporter

Meredith, Atlanta, GA

Our cornerstone is knowledge of the home, family, food and lifestyle markets.

Duration: Full-Time


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.

No e-mails please. Only candidates who apply online will be considered.

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: Five to seven years reporting in top 25 market preferred. MINIMUM three years of related news experience required. Experience with breaking news and ad lib situations.

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

% Travel Required (Approximate):10%

About Meredith

We are Meredith Corporation, a publicly held media and marketing services company founded upon serving our customers and committed to building value for our shareholders. Through our national and local media groups, we are on the pulse of pop culture, entertainment, food, fashion and lifestyle, news, business and finance, and sports. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of national and local advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets. Our products and services distinguish themselves on the basis of quality, customer service, and value that can be trusted.

Want to learn more about Meredith? Visit Meredith's website.