Would you like to work for the #1 station in a city consistently named by T+L as one of the best cities in the world? WCSC in Charleston, South Carolina has been the dominant #1 station in the market since sign-on in 1953. The world-famous food scene, high-tech growth and hot real estate makes Charleston one of the fastest growing metro areas in the country. Manufacturing jobs at Boeing, Mercedes and Volvo and the world-class medical community continue to make the Lowcountry a destination market. WCSC Live 5 is committed to serving the Lowcountry with breaking news, weather and investigative journalism and is the most recognized and awarded news team in the market. Learn more about WCSC Live 5 at Live5News.com
WCSC is looking for a multimedia reporter. We need a candidate who can enterprise hard news lead stories, not pitch the news release of the day. No safety stories allowed. You will not be a feature reporter. We want someone to report hard news lead stories our viewers can't get anywhere else. Be prepared to write FOIA requests, examine documents and agendas and find stories that truly matter to people. In addition to generating story ideas, you must have the ability to report, shoot and edit video on your own. Be prepared to run your own live shots every day. You will respond to breaking news and embrace a culture of urgency. We report news on every platform, so you will also post web stories/ pictures/ video to serve our digital and social audience.
• Live reporting daily for multiple newscasts
• Creative shooting, writing, editing and posting of all news stories
• Must have good writing skills
• Be able to work well under strict deadline pressure
Ideal candidate should have at least two years' experience as a reporter or photojournalist for a broadcast news station or news website. The successful applicant's background must include, at minimum, a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or a related field. You must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as website publishing and social media. You MUST provide a link to your resume reel.
◘ If you feel you're qualified, want to work with a great group of people, please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, click on ''apply now''
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwn63y-3-229-142-91-42 in your application.