Raycom Media, Inc.
KCBD, NewsChannel 11 (NBC Affiliate) is looking for an aggressive Reporter/Photographer to join the dominate #1 news department in West Texas. The experienced candidate must have the desire and ability to dig for stories with an emphasis on urgency and storytelling. This person must possess the skills to write and present polished TV packages on deadline, deliver creative live shots and take on multi-media responsibilities including writing for multiple platforms (web, mobile, social media sites). He/she must be able to enterprise ideas and develop sources. The candidate must also be willing to shoot and edit his/her own stories as assigned.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS NECESSARY:
Journalism degree preferred.
Minimum one (1) year experience preferred
Must be able to lift and carry video equipment and be willing and capable of shooting, writing, editing, and posting multiple stories daily publishing to on air, on-line, mobile technology, and social networking sites all under tight deadlines.
Good driving record required.
Candidate must be a good, creative writer, have an inquisitive mind, and must be a creative story-teller. Experience with newsroom computer system preferred.
Must learn and understand the difference between television writing and writing for the web.
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY ONLINE (Raycom Media Careers) AND ATTACH YOUR RESUME AND LINK TO YOUR MOST RECENT WORK. Pre-employment drug screening and MVR check required. NO phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
Raycom Media, Inc.
Website : http://www.raycommedia.com
Raycom Media, Inc. was created in 1996 with the purchase of 15 television stations, two radio stations, and a sports marketing, production, events management, and distribution company. Shortly after this first acquisition, Raycom Media quickly acquired two other companies and began an unheard of growth in the media business. Raycom Media, an employee-owned company, is one of the nation's largest privately owned broadcasters and owns and/or provides services for 62 television stations in 42 markets and 20 states. Raycom Media owns or provides services for stations covering over 14% of U.S. television households and employs over 4,600 individuals in full and part-time positions. In addition to television stations, Raycom Media owns PureCars (digital ad platform for automotive), Raycom Sports (a marketing, production and events management and distribution company), Tupelo-Honey Productions (a NY-based production company), RTM Productions (a Franklin, TN-based automotive programming production and marketing solutions company), WebStream Sports (an Indianapolis-based, live event production company) and Broadview Media (a post-production/digital signage company based in Montgomery, AL). Raycom is also responsible for the design and hosting of Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail website. Raycom owns over-the-air syndication, regional cable, and digital media rights to Atlantic Coast Conference Athletics. With a strong belief in community, Raycom Media television stations take editorial positions on key community issues. It is the vision of the company that it be involved in the communities its broadcast properties serve. By editorializing on local issues and seeking out divergent points of view, Raycom Media television stations create an atmosphere of community dialog. Raycom Media is headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama.