Traffic Reporter

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Nexstar Media Group,Inc.


Position requires an aggressive multimedia journalist to work in a newsroom that puts a high value on breaking news, daily investigative reporting, neighborhood stories and severe weather coverage. The candidate must be able to pull off a visual live shot and know how to turn an enterprise story into a lead.
The winning candidate must be equally good on the street AND on the anchor desk. Strong writing, storytelling and news judgment are a must. The reporter should be available to work any shift including weekends and holidays. This person may also be asked to make public appearances at station events. Candidate must be capable of using news computer system, along with shooting and editing their own stories.


Bachelors Degree in Journalism / Broadcast Communications with 5+ Years working as a Multimedia Reporter or Backpack Journalist-no beginners please.


Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities: • Candidate must be proficient in ALL forms of news gathering from knowing how to operate a field camera to being active on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. • Knowledge of contemporary TV Production techniques and computer software • Shooting/Editing: Must have a solid grasp of how to shoot and edit digital video, tell stories with words, video, sound and graphics. We shoot on Sony EX3 cameras and edit on Final Cut Pro. • Enterprise Reporting: A superior ability to develop enterprise story ideas, develop sources & contacts, and research stories. • Writing: Consistently writing factual/accurate, clear, compelling, easy-to-understand, news stories and teases, making maximum use of video, graphics, live shots, and all the tools available to achieve superb story telling on multimedia platforms. • Aggressive Response to Breaking News & Weather: On air, online, on social media such as Twitter and Facebook and on other platforms. • Superior ability to report live out in the field and under pressure, meeting deadlines • Strong communication and interpersonal skills • Valid drivers license with clean driving record • Other duties as assigned



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