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Reporter

Tribune Company
Sacramento, CA
  • Job Code
    2019-50219
Reporter in Sacramento, California | Careers at CA-Sacramento;4655 Fruitridge Road (KTXL)
  • Reporter

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/12/2019 7:55 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-50219
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    Title: Reporter (freelance) 

     

    FOX40 is looking for a passionate freelance reporter/multi-media journalist to join our news team.  This position requires the applicant to enterprise stories, shoot, write, edit and present them live.  We want someone who can connect with our viewers through his/her storytelling.  Our goal is to connect with our community on all platforms including television, web and social media.  This job is for someone who is driven, curious, motivated and ready to win. 

    Responsibilities

    • General assignment reporting
    • Develop and execute enterprise content on a consistent basis
    • Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings; participate in the editorial process
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Participate in station community and promotional events
    • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • College degree, pably in broadcast journalism
    • Knowledge of media law, newsgathering/First Amendment law, and media ethics
    • Understanding of Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto market
    • Final Cut Pro edit experience and video camera/photography skills
    • Exceptional writing, speech, grammar and spelling
    • Ability to effectively report live during breaking news
    • Expect long periods outdoors in all weather conditions
    • Ability to list 25-30 pounds of equipment required
    • Clean background check, driving record and drug test required

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    Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-01-04

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