Fox Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of US television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, DC and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.
KCPQ-TV and KZJO-TV, the FOX O&O duopoly in Seattle, Washington is seeking an on-air general assignment reporter who is passionate about breaking news, enterprise reporting, and dynamic storytelling. If you are an experienced news reporter who can deliver a great live shot, we'd like to see your reel. The candidate must want to own the big story and develop sources. This position requires the ability to effectively break news online and on social media, while also delivering live and taped reports to our TV viewers. The news reporter should also be a top-notch writer, who can carefully match words to video and other visual elements.
The successful candidate should have about five years' experience on camera in a mid-to-large level TV market preferred. Our news reporters possess the highest standards of journalistic integrity in a major American television market. Accuracy and fairness in news reporting is a must – both online and on television. The successful candidate should have extensive experience in live reporting during breaking news and other unscripted situations. The ability to edit or shoot video is an added bonus, but not a deal-breaker. This is a morning shift position on both weekends and weekdays, but the news is a 24/7 world and that could occasionally include other shifts as breaking news or staffing changes warrant. Must possess a valid credit card and driver's license.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g332k5-3-238-248-200-42 in your application.