General Assignment Reporter

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KMYU in St. George, UT is looking for a take-charge weekday Reporter to help us continue to grow our newscast!


We are seeking a motivated, energetic, creative, and aggressive reporter who can think and perform outside the box. The candidate should be able to develop story ideas and gather information for newscasts, have sound writing skills, a great work ethic, and a can-do attitude. The best person for this job will have excellent live shot skills and thrives on breaking stories. We are looking for someone who can head up a bureau and work with a talented Photographer to cover news happening in southern Utah. The ideal candidate will have a clear understanding of how to dig for a story, how to research it, write it with an edge and use strong storytelling and TV production to make it impactful and memorable. Knowledge of the FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) process, computer-assisted reporting, data-driven reporting and legal issues related to investigative television news reporting are required. Strong writing skills and knowledge of current events is essential. Must possess high ethical standards, good news judgment and have a dynamic live television and storytelling ability.

Required Skills
Requirements:

  • Proven knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems
  • Strong writing and copy editing skills are a must
  • Write content for several different platforms
  • The ability to develop and maintain contacts and sources in the community to enterprise story ideas
  • 5-7 years of experience as a Reporter
  • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
  • History of award winning investigative journalism preferred
While applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. If you do not have one, please submit a non-returnable DVD to:

KMYU

Attn: News Director

299 South Main Street Ste #150

Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Job Location St. George, Utah, United States
Company Location HR.KMYU.Salt Lake City.St. George.UT
Position Type Full-Time/Regular


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