Full Time Job

News Reporter


Bakersfield, CA 04-25-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
KBAK/KBFX is looking for a reporter for our weekday morning show. You must be an excellent storyteller! If you are a morning person with a great personality and strong storytelling skills then this is a great opportunity for you! We want someone who has the energy and creativity to do compelling live shots for 4 hours of live morning news each weekday. This person will general assignment report following the morning newscast.

Job Skills and Experience:
• Must be a strong writer
• Sharp wit
• The ability to work well with others.
• A self-starter who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis
• Able to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in storytelling
• Exemplary communication skills
• Collaborate with Producers and Executive Producer to generate franchise and segment content including researching and setting up interviews
• Develop and maintain a network of news sources providing access to exclusive local stories
• Leverage relationships within the community for the purpose of developing connections that lead to enterprise storytelling
• Active engagement on social media is required
• Perform field reporting, fill-in for other shows and other temporary assignments

Requirements and Qualifications:
• Ability to work early morning
• Previous reporting experience is preferred
• Considerable live shot experience is preferred
• Previous experience working in a team environment is a must
• Ability to plan and organize, set priorities, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Comfortable being live daily in our morning newscasts is required
• Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel. Applications without a link to an online demo reel will not be considered.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r09x5e-34-231-247-88-42 in your application.