Multi-Skilled Journalist/Reporter-12923

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere




At KING 5 we Stand for Truth. We are looking for a Multi-Skilled Journalist who can shoot, write and edit stories. This person must be able to jump from politics and transit stories to issues about the local economy and environment. Show us how you can hold the powerful accountable! The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of smart and engaging live shots. We want a person who is creative and courageous when it comes to creating innovative storytelling content on digital and TV.

Covering breaking news is part of the job, but we want a reporter who can look beyond the headlines to pitch enterprise stories on a broad range of relevant news topics that serve our audience.


In This Role, You Will

  • Investigate leads and tips, conduct interviews, research stories, write and edit news stories.
  • Create web content, meet publication or broadcast deadlines, and report on newsworthy events.
  • Collaborate with KING’s award-winning photojournalists on storytelling projects for digital and broadcast.
  • Maintain story calendar and pitch impactful, newscast-leading stories.




  • At least three years’ experience as a reporter/MSJ in a large broadcast market or at least five years’ experience in a mid- or small market.
  • Must be able to write, shoot and edit creative stories on tight deadlines.
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.
  • Ability to work mornings, nights and weekend shifts

Additional Or Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong writing skills, both for digital and broadcast platforms.
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field.
  • Active presence on social media.
  • Fluency in a second language is a plus.
  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
  • Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.