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by KING 5

KING5.com

Posted on March 18, 2014 at 3:57 PM

 TITLE: Reporter 
 STATION: KING 5 TV
 DEPARTMENT: News
 STATUS: Regular Full Time
 


Join the #1 NBC affiliate group in the country!  KING 5 TV, KONG TV, NWCN, and king5.com (The Home Team) are now part of Gannett Broadcasting.  We are dedicated to providing first-class journalism that makes a difference in our community.  Our reputation has been built on dedication to our mission both journalistically and in service to the community we live in – our people are passionately involved.

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic, and energetic reporter.  If you like to tell great stories, thrive in a fast-paced, team environment, we want to hear from you. You must love where our business is headed and be aggressive at participating on all platforms.

Brief Description of Duties
Report and cover events of news interest, special events, and breaking news on multiple platforms.  You must be motivated and aggressive about enterprising stories and known for going the extra mile in service of telling stories that are meaningful to the people we serve.  You will be expected to contribute to multiple platforms on a daily basis including writing for the web sites, posting on social media, creating for mobile, and most of all creating a dialog with our audience and your friends and followers.  You will have the opportunity to collaborate with America’s finest photojournalists to produce the most creative, compelling stories.  You must be proficient with live reporting, including breaking news.  You may also anchor or do fill-in anchor work on any newscast.  If you have experience and skills as a multi-media journalist capable of performing as a one-person operation for distribution on multiple platforms, then you will have an advantage. 

Qualifications

  • College degree with minimum two years' experience as a general assignment reporter in a medium to large market. 
  • Excellent writing, packaging, and live skills. 
  • Must be able to report in a broad range of styles with good on-air presentation skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure. 
  • Familiarity with all distribution platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Internet etc.  
  • Good understanding of operating video equipment desired.  Must be willing to work overtime and any shift. 

KING TV is a subsidiary of Gannett Co., Inc.  Gannett is the largest local media company in the country and provides a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401(k).

If qualified, please email your resume with a link to your work to hr@king5.,com or send a non-returnable  DVD, your resume and a cover letter to: 

HUMAN RESOURCES #K14R05
KING 5 TV
333 DEXTER AVE. N.
SEATTLE, WA  98109
KING TV is an equal opportunity employer
 

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