Full Time Job

Investigative Reporter

Gray Television

Memphis, TN 05-17-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

About WMC:

WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee seeks an experienced Investigative Reporter/MMJ to join our award-winning news team. The successful candidate will research, develop, write and present investigative news stories on a long and short-term basis, as well as contribute research and analysis on major breaking news events. The reporter will work with the special projects team as well as station management and legal department to conceptualize and produce content. Experience doing computer-assisted reporting research and database analysis is a plus.

Job Summary/Description:

WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee seeks an experienced Investigative Reporter/MMJ to join our award-winning news team. The successful candidate will research, develop, write and present investigative news stories on a long and short-term basis, as well as contribute research and analysis on major breaking news events. The reporter will work with the special projects team as well as station management and legal department to conceptualize and produce content. Experience doing computer-assisted reporting research and database analysis is a plus.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
- Research, develop, write and produce ground-breaking investigative news stories
- Generate long and short-term investigative news projects
- Perform computer-assisted reporting research and database analysis
- Contribute research and analysis on major breaking news events
- Provide investigative content across all of WMC's on-air and digital platforms
- Develop and maintain sources that will generate exclusive reports
- Conduct hidden-camera and surveillance operations
- Work with station management and corporate legal department conceptualizing and producing content

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Minimum of two years' experience working as an investigative reporter or a four years as a General Assignment Reporter with a demonstrated history of turning investigative stories
- Understanding of computer-assisted reporting and working with database and spreadsheet programs
- Experience working with hidden cameras
- Willingness to work long hours and overtime

Eligibility Requirements -
- Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV to be considered
- Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
- Must be 18 years or older
- Must have a valid Driver's License

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d93jvz-3-233-219-62-42 in your application.

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Gray Television

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.