Full Time Job

Investigative Reporter


Des Moines, IA 03-30-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Des Moines is ranked as one of America's best cities to live and raise a family. Located in the heart of Iowa, KCCI-TV is the lead source for the latest local headlines and live alerts. If you are motivated by working with a talented award-winning team of professionals, look no further! Best of all, you'll become part of Hearst Television, one of the premier broadcast companies in the country.

KCCI-TV 8 News is looking for an investigative reporter to join a nationally-recognized, award-winning team of journalists.

Job Description
• The investigative reporter will juggle multiple projects, working on long-term investigations while also being part of the daily editorial process.
• Develop ideas for realistic, executable, timely and important investigations.
• Develop key sources in order to break stories.
• This reporter will be a versatile storyteller: able to delve into numbers, tell emotional stories and deliver active and creative live shots.
• Candidates should know how to analyze data and request public records.
• They must be creative in the use of graphics and digital and social media platforms.
• They should also be open to collaboration with an entire team of journalists.

Experience Requirements:
• Past reporting experience(2-5 years) required
• Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover
• Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work
• Related military experience will be considered

• Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience.
• Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.

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Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.