• Sports Reporter/Photojournalist

    Location US-IA-Des Moines
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/5/2018 2:57 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-48492
    Category
    News Operations
  • Overview

    Contribute in any way necessary to the content gathering of information for WHO-HD.

    Responsibilities

    PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS ESSENTIAL TO THE JOB:
    • Engaging on air-personality.
    • Shoots television news/sports stories.
    • Ability to write and interpret broadcast news/sports copy.
    • Ability to write and to post news/sports stories online and on social media.
    • Ability to handle live breaking news.
    • Ability to produce credible reports.
    • Ability to handle deadline pressure.
    • Edits television news/sports stories.
    • Drives news vehicles when needed. This includes live vehicles.

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
    Valid drivers license
    Computer literate
    2 years television newsroom experience
    2 years news reporting/writing experience preferred
    4-year college degree preferred
    Work under extreme pressure, deadlines and adverse weather conditions.
    Desk work, walking and standing

    RELATIONSHIPS:
    Internal Contacts: External Contacts:
    All station personnel General public

    STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES:
    This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.

     

    If you are interested, apply in writing to: Rod Peterson News Director, WHO-HD 1801 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309. Fax information to (515) 242-3796 or e-mail to rod.peterson@WHOTV.com


    Tribune Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    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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