Full Time Job

Digital Investigative & Data Producer

FOX-4

Kansas City, MO 03-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

WDAF-TV Fox4 Kansas City is looking for a Digital Investigative & Data Producer to be a part of our digital first team. This person will identify, research and investigate stories. They will use data analysis and visualizations among digital storytelling techniques.

Responsibilities:
• Collects, analyzes and presents facts obtained through research and interviews. Has a solid knowledge of legal matters.
• Produces and curates investigative content.
• Shoots and edits content that for our digital platforms.
• Digs deeper into stories through public records and Freedom of Information requests.
• Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories.
• Field produces interviews and other shoots while working with broadcast staff.
• Pitches stories to digital managers and digital producers which are relevant to our audience.
• Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.
• Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.

Requirements/Skills
• Prior investigative experience preferred
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field
• Must have strong database management, data interpretation and presentation skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Superior multi-tasker with an understanding of how news is consumed in the digital environment.
• Digitally proficient and self-educating on new applications and technology.
• Strong grammatical skills with a demonstrated ability to edit and self-edit.
• Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize assignments.

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Company Profile
FOX-4

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.