Digital Reporter

Company: WGEM TV
Company Website
Location: Kansas City
Full Time

Details:
FOX4KC.com (WDAF-TV) is looking for a Digital Reporter ready to provide hyperlocal and breaking news on our web and mobile platforms. Located in Kansas City, MO, we’re the number one station in the market both on TV and online, and we need someone ready to break news important to our local communities, write compelling stories, and be versatile to cover a variety of city and county governments and agencies. This position is primarily writing, with the ability to shoot and cut video, shoot and edit still photos, and assert presence on social media.

Responsibilities include:
• Writing multiple stories daily for fox4kc.com, and providing content our news team and producers can use during TV broadcasts
• Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
• Builds sources who help us gather local news before information is widely distributed
• Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner
• Gathers and creates compelling multimedia for online stories that enhance the viewer experience and understanding of the situation
• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching, and coordinating news programming and other content
• Responds to breaking events and other urgent newsroom situations as required
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites

Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience

Requirements:
• Strong news judgement
• Knowledge of camera, camera equipment, with ability to shoot and edit
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Proficiency with digital media, web content platforms and social media platforms
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution
• Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
• Flexibility to work any shift

Job Req #:
11793

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