Full Time Job

General Assignment Reporter


Seattle, WA 06-14-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
KOMO/KUNS is looking for a positive, creative General Assignment Reporter with a passion for telling stories and serving our viewers/followers with strong, impactful journalism on all platforms. We're seeking an aggressive reporter who can think and perform under deadline pressure. The ideal candidate will be expected to regularly develop and pitch original story ideas, understand and follow the newsroom's editorial strategies, and deliver well-written, well-sourced stories. A great work ethic and can-do attitude are must-haves. The best person for this job has excellent live shot skills and thrives on hard news and breaking stories

Main responsibilities of the role will include:
• Pitching and delivering relevant stories with strong viewer-value, with an emphasis on accountability reporting
• Breaking stories and finding ways to advance existing stories with unique information and distinctive angles
• Engaging with local community members
• Understanding what it means to be part of the newsroom team and staying focused on KOMO's goals, needs and priorities
• Working closely and collaborating with Photojournalists, Producers, Editors, Anchors, Managers, and the News Director.

Additionally, this person should have:
• Proven knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems
• A commitment to staying immersed in the Seattle market and being on top of developing stories and issues of local importance
• Excellent storytelling skills across multiple platforms
• Proven writing and copy-editing skills with a daily commitment to delivering unique, distinctive content
• Two to five years experience as a Reporter
• An ability to work well under pressure, meeting strict deadlines and staying focused on newsroom priorities

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5w6me-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.