Full Time Job

Digital News Reporter

WAFF

Huntsville, AL 07-07-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
About WAFF:

WAFF is Huntsville Alabama's #1 news station. We have a dominant digital presence in North Alabama and throughout the Tennessee Valley. Visit www.waff.com to learn more.

Job Summary/Description:

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
- Must be a strong writer, deeply knowledgeable about all current events, and have quick and thoughtful news judgment. The reporter position will write for WAFF's website and social pages.
- Will appear on camera through our 48 Now OTT desk, pitching to breaking news, live-streaming events and other stories throughout the day. You will promote upcoming newscasts and drive urgent coverage.
- Will adapt quickly to breaking news and explore all avenues and sources for content.
- Will assist with daily coverage, both online and on air.
- Experience with digital video creation and OTT technologies is preferred.
- Must be a team player with a great attitude, possess a strong sense of ethics and integrity, and bring professionalism, personality, energy, confidence and team spirit to our multi-platform newsroom.

Qualifications:
- College Degree in Journalism, Communications, English or a similarly related field
- 1 year digital content experience including writing and video
- Competence in reporting live, online and on air

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d91x2z-34-204-180-223-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WAFF

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.