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KOIN 6, A Nexstar Broadcasting Inc. Television Station in Portland, Oregon is seeking a candidate with on-air commercial television experience as an investigative reporter.
This reporter will be expected to find an investigative angle on daily coverage every day. These stories should go beyond the basics of general assignment reporting and storytelling to also:
In addition to these daily reports, this reporter will also cover a specific investigative beat and could have the opportunity to work on larger, long-term investigations.
Education/Experience: Candidates must have a minimum of three years reporting experience, including at least two years of investigative reporting. This is not an entry-level position. A bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred.
Requirements: Candidates must have a resume and online link showing investigative work. Candidates should know the basics of data analysis, public information requests and backgrounding. They should also be open to collaboration with an entire team of seasoned investigators, and they must have a track record of enterprising story ideas and developing key sources. Previous work must demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics and use of digital and social media platforms.
Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures.
Note: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.
About Us: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out For You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic.
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