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Full Time Job

Reporter

FOX-5

San Diego, CA 05-01-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
ROLE: FOX 5 San Diego/KUSI News duopoly is seeking a reporter to support our top-rated newscasts committed to serving the San Diego community. Successful candidate excels in ad-libbing, storytelling on all platforms, connecting with viewers, can receive feedback and models professionalism on and off the air.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Accurate reporting of news stories
• Attend editorial meetings and regularly pitch original story ideas
• Develops community contacts and a network of news sources
• Must be able to ad-lib live breaking news by telling a compelling story and have a strong ability to interact with anchors in studio
• Works with the photographer, producers, desk in the development of a story
• Regularly updates newsroom on story elements and progress
• Use social media to update news stories to the public
• Attend station partnerships in the community

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• B.A. or B.S. Degree preferably in journalism or communication or equivalent related experience
• Prefer 3-5 years TV news reporting in a medium to large market

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must interact positively and productively with other employees in the field and in studio
• Uphold station values and models professionalism on and off the air
• Strong on-air presentation – must be credible, personable and engaging
• Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Must be able to accept constructive direction and feedback
• In line with reporting duties, individual must be flexible with schedule and be willing to work additional hours or days or different shifts and holidays as required by news content
• Positive, solution-oriented attitude and team player
• Can perform duties and make decisions under extreme pressure

COMPENSATION:
• Comp starting $32.94/hr+ commensurate with experience.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqj0qz-44-222-64-76-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $32.94 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
FOX-5

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.