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WTVD/ABC 11 - Investigative Reporter

Company: ABC Owned TV Stations
Location: Durham
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

ABC11/WTVD, the ABC Owned Television station in Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville, NC has an immediate opening for an experienced, motivated, empathetic and creative investigative reporter to join our team. The ideal candidate should be able to dig deep to uncover the truth and deliver strong enterprise story ideas across all platforms. We are searching for an inclusive storyteller who can take an idea from concept to completion, has a great work ethic, and a team player attitude.

ABC11 is committed to recruiting and retaining employees who reflect the communities we serve, at all levels of the company. We expect our employees to have a high degree of ethics and a strong ability to work as a team while displaying empathy and inclusion. We also strive to create content that authentically engages and connects with our diverse audience.

Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for investigating important and complex community issues by developing diverse and valuable sources using the latest investigative tools, including data journalism, to expose problems and find solutions
  • Be tenacious in uncovering stories to develop exclusive and compelling investigative reports
  • Expected to develop investigative story lines for daily coverage as well as working investigative angles during big breaking news stories
  • Source and generate leads in an effort to create original and impactful short term and long-term content
  • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity, inclusion and production quality
  • Fluent in Social Media with the proven ability to create a strong social media presence and leverage social media to generate stories and gather viewer input
  • Showcase dynamic organization skills in order to juggle daily and long-term investigative projects
    Basic Qualifications :
    • Minimum of three years of experience as an investigative reporter
    • Exceptional reporting, writing and interviewing skills
    • Ability and willingness to use the latest technology and production techniques to shoot, write, edit and publish content under deadline
    • A collaborative self-starter
    • Successful in creating and maintaining reliable contact relationships
      Required Education :
      • A college degree or equivalent
        Additional Information :

Keywords: ABC Owned TV Stations, Durham , WTVD/ABC 11 - Investigative Reporter, Advertising , Durham, North Carolina

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