Digital Content Reporter

Posted: 06/05/2022

Position Responsibilities
· Report news quickly and accurately
· Be able to craft original content that stands out from competition
· Collaborate with local and regional staff to find angles that resonate in the community
· Find ways to share reporting responsibilities across markets and topics as needed
· Understand types of stories that drive traffic on the web
· Work with management to deliver a content mix that reflects the needs of our audience
· Develop expertise and sources in key audience interest areas
· Shoot photos and video as needed to tell stories in multiple ways
· Utilize social media for reporting and story promotion
Skill/Experience Requirements
· 2 years of experience creating content for the web
· Knowledge of AP style
· Enjoys working in teams and is a strong communicator
· Ability to quickly learn new things and adapt to change
· Thrives under pressure and able to meet deadlines
· Self-motivated and competitive
· Comfortable setting up and executing interviews with local sources
· Ability to be fast and first at breaking news on the web
· Able to deliver multiple stories for the web each day on a wide range of topics
· Familiar with contact information for various agencies to obtain information as quickly as possible.
· Understand social media’s importance in reporting stories and delivering traffic
· Some schedule flexibility (nights, weekends)
· Regularly meets measurements of success
· Proficiency in MS Office a must; HTML, CSS and Photoshop experience a plus
Education Requirements
· Bachelor’s Degree