- Des Moines, IA
Des Moines isranked as one of America's best cities to live and raise a family. Located in the heart of Iowa, KCCI-TVis the lead source for the latest localheadlines and live alerts. If you are motivated by working with a talentedaward-winning team of professionals, look no further! Best of all, you'llbecome part of Hearst Television, one of the premier broadcast companies in thecountry.
KCCI-TV, Iowa's News Leader, is looking for atelevision and digital on-air reporter to join our award-winning HearstTelevision team. KCCI 8 News leads the way in breaking news and investigativebroadcast journalism. The ideal candidate is one who is skilled at\"getting the scoop.\" We're looking for someone adept at breaking newslive reporting, and in-depth investigative work. Our next reporter is one whoenjoys challenging those in power, and who can partner with a photojournalistto tell compelling, visual stories. We're looking for someone with newsexperience who's ready to make a difference through the craft of journalism.This position will involve developing news contacts and connecting with membersof the community to deliver exclusive reports. The winning candidate will be aself-starter who works efficiently under tight deadlines, and who can conveythe essence of a story with great energy and brevity. We want a team member whois confident, accurate, and energetic.
- Developingnews contacts
- Generatingstory ideas and daily participation in newsroom editorial meetings.
- Dailyreporting for television and digital platforms.
- Livebreaking news reporting from the scene of crimes, accidents or fires
- Theability to produce engaging coverage of governmental and political issues
- Pastreporting experience (at least two years preferred)
- Solidresearch skills
- Strongwriting and storytelling skills and ability
- Abilityto speak and report extemporaneously,
- Avalid driver's license, and a clear driving record
- Abilityto work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends
- Bachelor'sDegree or related military training in Broadcast Communications, Journalism, orrelated field is preferred
- Equivalentmilitary training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associatedexperience will be considered.
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