Reporter Mmkt

Location Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Job Number 178151 Brand WPXI-TV

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

An enterprising and energetic hard-news reporter.  This reporter will join a newsroom that emphasizes breaking news, daily investigative reporting and severe weather coverage.

Reporter must dig for extra information.  He or she must also be adept at using social media to gather and break stories. Active live is a must.
20% - Enterprise ideas and develop relationships with sources
70% - Crafts & presents stories
10% - Uses station guidelines in using social media.

Enterprise ideas and develop relationships with sources -  20%
  • Reaches out to sources and fosters a relationship
  • Remains extremely knowledgeable of all local and national news
  • Pitches original, local stories with impact
  • Follows research guidelines when fertilizing ideas
Crafts & presents stories – 70%
  • Works with photojournalist to craft a story that includes real people
  • May need to shoot & edit story
  • Writes accurate, grammatically correct scripts
  • Digs for information
  • Follows time guidelines
  • Presents stories live as needed
Update the web – 10%
  • Uses station guidelines in using social media.



Qualifications

Please indicate the minimum education and experience requirements as well as the area of study and any additional requirements.
Education:
  • Degree in journalism or related field
Experience:
  • 3 years reporting experience


About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, six daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-PA-Pittsburgh-4145 Evergreen Road

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Evening Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing