Investigative Producer

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge, LA

Station WAFB is currently seeking to fill the following full-time employment opening:

Investigative Producer

WAFB-TV, the dominant CBS affiliate in Baton Rouge, is seeking an INVESTIGATE PRODUCER to lead our award-winning investigative news team. The producer will manage the investigative team and be responsible for generating story ideas, working closely with investigative reporters, and supervising projects through to completion.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Enterprising ideas for original, impactful and compelling content for all platforms

• Sending and following up on FOIA requests to local agencies

• Conducting computer assisted research

• Organizing data and finding stories within spreadsheets and databases

• Writing sidebars and day-turn investigative content to enhance news of the day coverage

• Developing sources within the community to learn about important issues

• Working with anchors and photographers on targeted special reports

• Developing creative content specifically for digital and OTT platforms

• Using social media to promote content, drive engagement and find sources and stories

Experienced journalists only. Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach resume, references and a link to recent work. Drug screen and MVR check required. Apply online at: No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

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