PIX11 is looking for a skilled story teller that thrives in a fast moving multi-platform environment.
The candidate would have a working knowledge of the tri-state area, working daily with news management, producers and the assignment desk to develop and cultivate stories.
The ability to seamlessly ad lib on the live newscast, as well as cover breaking news, is essential.
The candidate is also expected to be active on social media and produce content for all digital platforms while cultivating sources across the tri-state.
Covers and reports news stories.
Contributes ideas for possible stories.
Read newspapers and magazines to stay informed on current events.
Works with producers, reporters and associate producers on assigned news broadcast.
Monitors news feeds when necessary.
Answer viewer phone calls and mail.
Develops community contacts.
Must have BA/BS, prefer journalism/communications major.
Prefer individual who has worked as a reporter for a broadcast or print news organization.
Prefer individual have a minimum of 3 years experience in news, either in broadcasting or print.
Effective broadcast communicator.
Good organizational skills.
Must be able to accept constructive direction and criticism designed to enhance individuals performance.
Stays informed on current affairs.
Can perform duties and make decisions under extreme pressure.
Usually 9-hour workdays, may be required to work additional hours.