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KARD FOX 14/KTVE NBC 10 in West Monroe, LA is looking for a full-time Digital First Reporter. This is the perfect job for an experienced, hardworking, ambitious, self-directed journalist. Day to day, the Digital First Reporter will file a steady stream of original stories to our website that break news, shed light on hot topics, dig deeper into details and background of breaking stories, and call attention to issues not yet on the agenda. A candidate with experience with filing FOIAs, developing relationships with local government leaders, data mining, & research.
A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism is required. Experience in journalism, either at online publications or newspapers is preferred.
Exceptional writing skills and mature judgment are both a must. Familiarity with AP Style writing & digital publication are a plus. Our next Digital First Reporter will produce segments which are original stories exclusive to our digital platform. He or she will have a strong understanding of how to effectively use social media to publicize stories and to connect with the audience.
We are a small but determined newsroom, looking to create journalistic excellence in Northeast Louisiana. NO PHONE CALLS.
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.
Requirements & Skills:
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Digital First Reporter must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Multimedia Journalist Reporter must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.