Reporter, KSTP-TV, News/Weather/Sports, Job #33-14
POSTING DATE: March 13, 2014
JOB TITLE: Reporter
COMPANY: KSTP-TV, News/Weather/Sports
STATUS: Full Time, Hourly
Are you ready to report in a top 15 market? We are looking for someone who can enterprise stories, someone who can get “the get” and someone who can ask the critical questions our viewers want to know. We are a station that will invest in you. We will team you up with amazing photojournalists. No MMJ’s here. You get to focus on the storytelling. You can spend your day crafting one incredible story, not 2 or 3. You will work with talented producers who will showcase your work and anchors who actually ask you good questions, instead of something you just said in your pkg. And speaking of packages, is that always the best way to tell your story? Join our team and we’ll brainstorm every day. Maybe your story is better as a debrief/sot in studio. Maybe it’s better to have you do a walk & talk, or something on tape so you can be in on the action instead of standing outside an empty building hours later.
We want critical thinkers. We want good storytellers. We want journalists who can do long-form stories and investigative stories. And we’ll give you the time to do them. Research days really happen here. You also get to break away from the daily grind and go work sources. If you want to grow, if you want to be challenged, KSTP is the station for you.
Exceptional communication skills, oral and written
Extensive experience in commercial TV news
Professional, consistent on-air appearance
Advanced ability in critical thinking
Quick and effective decision-making, live ad-libbing, and maintaining performance under pressure
Highly developed public-speaking and interpersonal skills
Originate and develop stories for broadcast
Present live on TV and on radio scripted and unscripted news reports
Maintain extensive community contacts and awareness of local and national current events
Write for station's website
Make daily promotional community appearances
Maintain appropriate and strict standards regarding wardrobe, hair, cosmetics and grooming
Provide newsroom leadership and contribute to overall team effort
Please submit a tape of your on-air experience along with your resume and cover letter.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.
HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
3415 University Ave
St Paul, MN 55114
Fax: (651) 642-4314
No Telephone Calls Please
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