Full Time Job

Digital Reporter


Austin, TX 03-04-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Be part of an innovative #1-rated newsroom that values your ideas and encourages creative, compelling storytelling – while living in one of the nation's most desired markets. KXAN in Austin, Texas is looking for a journalist with expertise in digital reporting; this is primarily not an on-air position. Reporting will include enterprising, breaking news and delivering on KXAN's in-depth, investigative brand. Candidates must submit a resume and examples of work that demonstrate strong AP-style writing, compelling headlines and visuals, as well as effective use of social media.
• Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
• Reporting to create daily content primarily for a digital audience. Your content may also appear in newscasts.
• Enterprise and develop stories on a daily basis that represent KXAN's in-depth, investigative brand
• Gather, verify and organize information, determine focus and write story according to editorial style and format standards
• Basic shooting, recording and editing of video and photos to add multimedia elements to digital stories
• Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Editorial judgment using knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws
• Expertise in AP-style writing and digital news journalism best practices
• Proficiency in WordPress or similar CMS and basic photo/video editing
• Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field required + three years' reporting experience.
Company Profile

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.