KRCR is looking for a News Content Creator to join our award-winning news team in Chico-Redding! We are looking for a passionate, driven individual who wants to cover impactful, engaging news stories in beautiful Northern California.
KRCR in Chico-Redding is looking for a News Content Creator to join our award-winning news team in Chico-Redding! We are looking for a passionate, driven individual who wants to cover impactful, engaging news stories in beautiful Northern California. In this role, you will pitch story ideas, attend editorial meetings, shoot stories and create content for our various platforms. This individual will collaborate with newsroom leaders on stories to bridge the gap between broadcast and digital with a focus on hyper-local, community-driven, accountability-based journalism. Fronting stories on air is not required in this role.
- Researches, shoots, writes, and edits daily content for broadcast and digital platforms on deadline
- Generates content in a manner that is clear and engaging to news consumers
- Enterprises ideas and develops contacts to generate interesting and relatable stories
- Sets up live shots as needed (i.e. breaking news, live events, etc.) for feed purposes, reporters in field and/or anchors in studio
Requirements And Skills:
- Sharp news judgment with an understanding of basic journalistic standards and practices
- Solid writing & technical skills, solid grasp on AP style writing
- Social Media expertise
- Ability to think critically, multitask and problem solve
- A strong understanding of social media best practices aimed at engaging audiences
- Clear communication skills
- Must be able to lift up to 15lbs.
- Bachelor’s degree in journalism or equivalent is preferred
- At least 1-year of experience in a working newsroom (college experience accepted)
- Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and good driving record
- Experience shooting on Live-U is a plus. Training will be provided.
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