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Hearst Television Inc


Location:
Greenville, SC
Date:
08/18/2017
2017-08-182017-09-16
Job Code:
2161
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Reporter Jobs in Greenville, SC

Reporter

   
Job ID:
2161
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular
Job Category:
News
Location: Greenville, SC US
Station Name:
WYFF-TV

Job Description

WYFF 4, the Hearst Television Station and NBC affiliate in Greenville, SC has a rare opening for a full-time reporter.  We are searching for a dynamic candidate to join our award winning team.  Candidates should have a proven track record of outstanding live reporting and be a strong story-teller interested in teaming up with WYFF 4’s exceptional photojournalists.  Candidates are expected to contribute daily to our growing digital audience by breaking stories on our web site and through our mobile app. Candidates are also expected to be proficient and active on social media and to understand a multi-platform approach to breaking news.

Job Responsibilities:                                     

  • Works with and guides reporters and producers in newscast production
  • Regularly plans, gathers and assembles stories on day-of news or special project assignments
  • Works with or without a photographer to gather and edit compelling video and captivating sound
  • Coordinates with news managers and producers to develop stories that go beyond surface details, that accentuate unique enterprise angles, and have exclusive content
  • Develops a network of sources who provide tips, early access to information, and allow the reporter to break stories of significance.
  • Will contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day
  • Can juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrates exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines under extraordinary pressure.
  • Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards

Required Skills

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Strong writing and storytelling skills
  • Ability to operate mobile transmission devices and use latest technology
  • Can work in all weather conditions and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Has a valid driver’s license and a clear driving record
  • Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends   
  • Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production                 

Education:                                        

  •  Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience

Required Experience

  • Past reporting experience (minimum of 2 years) required
  • Knowledge of ENPS
   

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.


Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.


Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.


Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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