Valid driver license to drive company vehicle. Preferences: 2 years paid television news experience as a working journalist. College degree in Journalism, Television Production, or related field. Job Duties: Research story assignments, shoot and create stories in the field, write and oversee the production of assigned news stories, and read copy to a live camera when assigned. Cover stories in both Douglas and Coos Counties. Pre-employment screening will be conducted. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Research story assignments and create stories in the field. Write and oversee production for stories and read copy to a live camera. Write and report assignments for upcoming news programs. Write and produce stories in text form and post to website. Deliver copy in a manner consistent with story content, program flow and accepted News standards. Participate in public affairs, public service and promotional activities as assigned. Consult with Assignment Desk to suggest and/or receive story assignments, specific story angles, sources to be used, potential video/audio elements, and any special requirements. Ride in or drive company vehicles as assigned. Monitor police and fire scanners for spot news and respond to spot news calls. Interview news sources and ensure that all necessary audio and video is produced in the field. Receive information from the Producer related to the length and format of each story. Lift, carry and operate field gear weighing up to 30 pounds.
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