• Reporter/MMJ

    Location US-AR-Fort Smith
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/6/2018 3:20 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-48494
    Category
    News Operations
  • Overview

    KFSM, KXNW-TV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a reporter/MMJ to work in our Fayetteville location.

    Reporters must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more. This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for 5NEWS, the station websites and social media.

    Responsibilities

    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community. Develop Story ideas a pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings. They have full discretion on this.
    • Must be able to shoot, edit, write and produce news stories and live shots.
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency.  
    • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media sites.
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1+ years reporter/MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    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 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.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

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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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