KTVI/KPLR News seeks a high energy full time news reporter hungry to own the big story.
Ideal candidate thrives on breaking news, hard news stories, and finds enterprise stories through their meaningful contacts.
We want a team player who can ad-lib with ease, go LIVE in sometimes difficult conditions while connecting with viewers through all our social media platforms.
This is an outstanding news operation and we want leaders and doers who can think for themselves while executing our brand and drive our market position of 'live, local and late breaking.'
Reporter will execute assignments following the direction of the News Managers, Assignment Desk, and Producers
Reporter must develop contacts, find enterprise stories to KTVI KPLR standards, report those stories in a fair and balanced fashion that avoids litigation.
Reporter must be a strong communicator who keeps us briefed on story developments, live location and makes slot
Reporter must know social media platforms and understand what type of content to post. Candidate will be expected to make public appearances and promote KTVI/KPLR when asked
This is not necessarily a list of all responsibilities, skills and duties. This is intended to be an accurate description, however management reserves the right to revise the job or require other tasks be performed when circumstances change, emergencies arise, special projects, or technology changes, etc.
2+ years of reporting experience and a Bachelor's Degree
Strong writing and spelling skills, solid news judgment, accuracy and knowledge of current events in St. Louis
Highly professional with a strong work ethic, ability to perform in a variety of indoor and outdoor conditions, flexibility for when news breaks.
Valid driver's license and clean driving record.
Must provide a link to online reel when applying.
Nexstar Media Group is America's largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar's platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Learn more at www.Nexstar.tv. EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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