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KOAT Reporter

KOAT is seeking a reporter with a strong, take-charge attitude who hits the ground running everyday. The ideal candidate loves breaking news, is highly competitive, finds stories that lead newscasts, and brings energy to the anchor desk.


- Works with and guides reporters and producers in newscast production

- Regularly plans, gathers and assembles stories on day-of news or special project assignments

- Works with or without a photographer to gather and edit compelling video and captivating sound

- Coordinates with news managers and producers to develop stories that go beyond surface details, that accentuate unique enterprise angles, and have exclusive content

- Develops a network of sources who provide tips, early access to information, and allow the reporter to break stories of significance.

- Will contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day

- Can juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrates exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines under extraordinary pressure.

- Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards


- Credibility, poise and personality

- Ability to go into the field and/or break a big story

- Fast, efficient and works well under tight deadlines

- Can develop sources, ask tough questions, and hold those in power accountable

- Excellent live reporting skills

- Strong writing and storytelling skills

- Ability to operate mobile transmission devices and use latest technology

- Can work in all weather conditions and carry up to 50 pounds

- Has a valid driver’s license, can drive large vehicles over long distances, and a clear driving record

- Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends

Education requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree preferred

- 2 to 5 years reporting experience preferred

- Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover

- Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work

- Related military experience will be considered

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For additional info contact Blanca Vega

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Posted by Catherine Muscaro on 11.14.2018 @ 00:00:00