Full Time Job

TV Journalist

ABC-30

Fresno, CA 01-12-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

KFSN-TV/ABC30 Action News, the ABC Owned Television station in Central California, is seeking a Multi-Skilled Journalist who can shoot, write and edit stories. We want someone who thrives on chasing breaking news, being the top story and owning the competition.

Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will report for the station's top-rated newscasts and digital platforms, all while keeping the audience updated along the way on social media. Our reporters are expected to turn creative and memorable stories, and then front them with active live shots. The ideal candidate innovates every day and is willing to experiment with new technology. This person must be organized, and work well under pressure and constant deadlines. We want someone who is receptive to feedback, and brings a positive attitude every day.

Basic Qualifications:
• You must be able to research, setup, shoot, write, and edit content on a daily basis.
• Ability to effectively handle breaking news live on-air, without a script.
• Collaborate with photojournalists, producers, assignment editors, and managers to execute story assignments.
• Fill-in anchoring as needed.
• A college degree and at least 3 years of reporting experience are required. This is not an entry level position.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of the Central Valley and bilingual skills are a plus.

This position is with KFSN Television, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.

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