Published
June 10, 2024
Job Type
Full Time
Category
TV

Description

Reporter I

KDVR/KWGN seeks a high-energy, full-time news reporter hungry to own the big story. An ideal candidate thrives on telling breaking and hard news stories on television and digital platforms. They find enterprise stories through the development of sources and contacts.

We want a team player who can ad-lib with ease and go live in sometimes difficult conditions.

KDVR/KWGN is a leading news organization and we want leaders and doers who can think for themselves while executing our breaking news/hard news brand. Candidates need to be able to connect with viewers, receive feedback and model professionalism on and off air.

  • Responsibilities:

  • Accurate and fair reporting of news stories.
  • Be an active participant in editorial meetings; Come prepared with multiple original story ideas.
  • Develop community contacts and a network of news sources.
  • Must be able to ad-lib live breaking news by telling a compelling story and have a strong ability to interact with anchors.
  • Works with photographers, producers and assignment editors in development of a story.
  • Regularly update the newsroom on story elements and progress.
  • Participate in station-related community events.
  • Support positive newsroom culture. Collaborate and foster an environment of integrity.
  • Requirements/Qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. degree, preferably in journalism, communications or equivalent related experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience reporting in a medium or large market.
  • Strong on-air presentation. Must be credible, personable and engaging.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Must be able to accept constructive direction and feedback.
  • In line with reporting duties, must be flexible with schedule and be willing to work additional hours or days or different shifts and holidays.
  • Positive, solution-oriented attitude and team player.
  • Can perform duties and make decisions under pressure.
  • Compensation:

  • $75-85k based on experience

To Apply: Please visit the Work for Us page at KDVR.com: https://kdvr.com/contact/jobs-at-fox31-denver-kwgn or at the Nexstar Website at:https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar to complete the application process. To be considered for this job you must apply online. No Calls

 

**** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED****

KDVR/KWGN is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity in our workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

KDVR.KWGN values the contribution of its employees. We recognize their efforts by offering a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more. We are committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background and DMV check

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