Reporter

US-WA-Seattle
8 months ago
Job ID
2017-45602
Category
News Operations

Overview

KCPQ-TV, the Tribune owned FOX affiliate in Seattle, WA is seeking an experienced reporter to join our winning team. We are looking for an authentic, dynamic, engaging talent who can connect with an audience on all platforms and is a team player. The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment, strong reporting skills, the ability to tell memorable stories and can ad lib with ease. 

 

ABOUT TRIBUNE MEDIA: Tribune Media Company is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, available in 72 million households, Tribune Studios, and Tribune Digital Ventures, including the websites Zap2it and TVByTheNumbers, and Gracenote, one of the world’s leading sources of TV and music metadata powering electronic program guides in televisions, automobiles and mobile devices.  Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds other strategic investments in media. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years of Reporter experience
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

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Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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