WNBC Field Reporter, Freelance*
WNBC News 4 NY is searching for a strong reporter who can break stories, consistently produce enterprise content for digital and broadcast and has a strong live reporting presence.
Duties include generating story ideas, researching and setting up the content and interviews, producing the content in the field, writing and voicing the story, and presenting the story live as scheduled on a designated newscast. We’re looking for applicants who bring ideas to the table every day and work effectively across all platforms.
- Must be assertive, a strong writer, an exceptional storyteller and live performer.
- Effective self-starter with the proven ability to generate and produce news stories.
- Strong enterprising and investigative skills.
- Strong on-camera presence for taped and live reports.
- Knowledge of non-linear editing and shooting preferred.
Minimum 5 years of experience as a television reporter, large market preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Communications or related major
Flexible scheduling required.
Tri-state area knowledge preferred.
Must be a team player and work effectively in a face paced environment.
*This position is an AFTRA Represented job. Successful candidate will be required to join the AFTRA Union upon employment if not already a member.
Willing to work in NYC.
Willing to submit to a background investigation.
Must be 18 years or older.
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
Must be available to evenings, weekends and holidays as required.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Extensive familiarity with the NYC area
Ability to investigate information to establish facts and determine truth
Excellent news judgment
Solid digital shooting skills
Experience working with desktop computers and exposure to laptop editing
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to build relationships and sources.
Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and act as a team player.
Experience utilizing social media as a news gathering/reporting tools.
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