Los Angeles, CA
The Bench candidates must be able to show understanding of business, community and local government through either previous work experience or education courses. Being able to identify key attributes of company brands, finding community connections or tie-in local initiatives on project is a must and be able to present stories in video form with clarity and ease, all while maintaining the highest levels of quality when it comes to reporting, sourcing, transparency and journalism ethics. The candidate will be responsible for research, writing scripts, outlining questions, and must have excellent interviewing skills and welcome on-camera direction when needed.
Familiarity and comfort with Facebook, Facebook groups, Instagram and Twitter are required, and the candidate should understand how social media is an asset to a news organization. She or he should also be willing to experiment and follow new developments in social media.
A bachelor's degree, preferably in journalism or communication, and at least three years of relevant work experience in journalism are a must. Previous experience in a newsroom, especially on a digital platform or in local television news, is preferred. Candidates should have prior on-camera experience and include a reel as part of his or her application. The candidate must have excellent command of the English language, both verbal and written. The individual must be able to work various shifts and times, including early mornings, nights and weekends. And finally
a passion to compete and win.
KTLA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
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.