Promoting and Advocating for the Broadcasters of Nevada, While Serving the Public

Nevada Broadcasters Association

Category:
News
Position/Title:
Investigative MMJ/Reporter

FOX 5 KVVU a Meredith Corporation TV Station

The Investigative Reporter conceives and generates relevant impactful investigative stories that support the station’s “Local. Las Vegas.” brand. This position researches, interviews and analyzes records to produce investigations for both the television and digital platforms. Strong social media skills are required. The Investigative MMJ/Reporter may be required to shoot and edit.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
2/27/2019
Closing Date:
6/30/2019
City:
Henderson – 89014
State:
Nevada
Experience:
Three to five years related reporting experience. Investigative experience strongly preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Strong understanding of undercover reporting – legal, journalism, ethical issue, strong writing,

-Must be understand/able to use news management software and editing, preferably, iNews and Avid.

-Must possess strong research, journalism and storytelling skills.

-Must possess strong organization skills.

-Ability to multi task and manage short and long-term projects.

-Must possess strong writing skills a priority.

-Ability to work under minimal supervision.

-Strong on-air presence.

-Valid Driver’s license and cleaning driving record required.

% Travel Required (Approximate): 20%

Requirements:
– Performs in depth research and observation (including undercover) for information to tell unique stories that go beyond general assignment reporting. Develops, produces and reports findings for various newscasts. Determines scope, timing, and direction of investigations.

– Follows actions of local government and business leaders on a regular basis; attends board meetings, interviews officials and monitors issues of continuing community interest.

– Identifies issues and evidence needed, based on analysis of story idea, complaints in community or allegations of unethical behavior or practices. Examines records to locate links in chains of evidence or information. Prepares reports that detail investigation findings.

– Assists other reporters with story sources and investigative leads.

– May anchor a news cast on a temporary basis or as a development opportunity.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Three to five years related reporting experience. Investigative experience strongly preferred.

Contact:
We are always on the lookout for bright, creative talent to be part of the Meredith team.
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http://www.meredith.com/viewjobopenings
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Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Station/Company

Fox 5 Las Vegas

Post Date: May 13, 2019
Closing Date: June 30, 2019