Full Time Job

News Reporter

WVUE

New Orleans, LA 06-16-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
About WVUE:

WVUE FOX 8 in New Orleans is the #1 rated News station in the competitive New Orleans Market. FOX 8 is committed to providing in-depth investigative stories that affect change, hold the powerful accountable, and shine a light on public corruption. FOX 8 recognizes the responsibility of keeping the viewing public safe and informed about the world around them delivering all the news, information and entertainment viewers want and need to know. With this mission in mind, FOX 8 is committed to serving as the Weather Authority for Southeast Louisiana and Southwest Mississippi and continues to lead in the field of investigative journalism. FOX 8 is committed to innovation and continued evolution in the use of existing technology producing roughly 60 hours of news and locally originated programming per week. With a station based in Mid-City New Orleans, WVUE employees work, live and play inone of the nation's most vibrant and unique cities.

Job Summary/Description:
-Reporter will be responsible for live shots, writing and posting multiple stories daily for broadcast as well as all of FOX 8's multimedia platforms under tight deadlines.
-Must also be strong at managing breaking news and severe weather coverage, and be able to make sound split-second decisions during live broadcasts.
-Strong skills in posting to the web, working with social media, and gathering of user generated content are important.
-Knowledge of ENPS preferred.

Qualifications/Requirements:
-2-3 years of experience as a television reporter in a top 125 market
-BS/BA in Journalism/Communications or equivalent background
-Flexible work hours required, must be willing and able to work a variety of shifts including but not limited to: mornings, afternoons, evenings, late nights, holidays, weekends and possible overtime hours.
-Must be willing to work in New Orleans, LA
-If you want to be a part of an award winning aggressive newsroom that makes a difference in their community, apply online and attach resume and links to your work. Pre-employment drug test required. No phone calls please.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnbk4o-3-214-224-207-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WVUE

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.