General Assignment Reporter OR
Employer: KATU/KUNP Job Posted: 2/5/2020
Location: Portland, OR Job Status: Full Time

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Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

KATU is looking for a take-charge Reporter to help us continue to grow our news team! We need an experienced enterprise reporter who can develop sources and expertise within the Portland market by talking to people. You should have strong news judgment and be able to write to video and write with nuance. We require reporters to have the ability to turn daily deeper dives and make time for you to develop lengthier topics over a day or two. If you also excel at investigative reporting, we want to talk to you!

We are seeking an experienced, motivated, energetic, creative, and aggressive reporter who can think and perform outside the box. The candidate should be able to develop story ideas and gather information for newscasts, have sound writing skills, a great work ethic, and a can-do attitude. The best person for this job will have excellent live shot skills and thrives on breaking stories as well as enterprise and deep dive reporting.


• Proven knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems
• Strong writing and copy editing skills are a must
• 5-7 years of experience as a Reporter
• Must be able to work well under deadline pressure

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