Digital Journalist/Field Reporter

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Cape Girardeau,MO

Standard Media Group,LLC

DESCRIPTION

FOX23 AND KBSI23.COM are seeking a digital journalist to join our growing news team as a Local News Reporter covering the greater Cape Girardeau, MO / Paducah, KY / Harrisburg, IL area.

 

WHO WE ARE

KBSI23 is the region’s newest, most innovative newsroom. We are building a team of talented professionals who are deeply committed and passionate about covering the latest, most relevant local news in our community.  Our mission is to identify and investigate original, compelling local news stories, and share those stories both online and on-air across our network of websites, local news apps, social media followers, and local television stations.  

 

WHO YOU ARE

You are a hard worker who is insatiably curious, innovative, and relentless when it comes to getting the story. You are an accurate, ethical, and compelling storyteller with a desire to develop and maintain a network of contacts who can provide access and insight into exclusive stories.  You enjoy shooting, editing, and publishing video on a variety of platforms. You are a modern, tech-savvy, camera-friendly journalist who thrives in a fast-paced, breaking news environment.


JOB EXPERIENCE

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Develop story ideas
  • Cover breaking news as it happens
  • Shoot and edit video packages
  • Write compelling online stories
  • Build a loyal online following
  • Develop an array of sources
  • Become a leader in the newsroom

WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVE

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance, 401K, Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Paid Time-off
  • An opportunity to learn new skills and expand your career while serving the local community

REQUIREMENTS

WHAT YOU HAVE

  • 1-3 years of experience working in a newsroom environment
  • A degree in journalism, communication, digital media, or a related field
  • The ability to shoot and edit compelling video
  • Solid technical skills
  • Strong Social Media skills
  • A strong desire to win, a positive attitude, and a great sense of humor
  • A drivers license and clean driving record
  • A desire to work long hours covering breaking news, including holidays and weekends

 


ADDITIONAL INFO

Standard Media Group-SMG is an innovative media company serving our communities through breaking news, impactful investigative reporting, and innovative multi-screen marketing services.

No phone calls please. Standard Media Group-SMG, FOX23/My49-Paducah Television Operations LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

FOX23/MY49
KBSI & WDKA
806 Enterprise Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703


HOW TO APPLY

Please send resume and cover letter stating referral source to: [email protected]

Please denote how you became aware of this position in your response.

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