Investigative Producer/Reporter

Raycom Media, Inc. Myrtle Beach, SC

WMBF News, Raycom Media's NBC affiliate in Myrtle Beach, SC is looking for an experienced investigative producer/reporter to join our news team. The right person for the position will be an organized, independent and dogged journalist, with a passion for creative storytelling, data mining and local news.

Responsibilities will include but not be 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

• Shooting, writing and editing stories for television and digital platforms

• Developing sources within the community to learn about important issues

• Working with anchors and photographers on targeted special reports

• Strategizing with news management on investigative workflow and special report placement

• Fronting some stories on-air, but being just as comfortable writing investigative content for anchors

• Developing creative content specifically for digital and OTT platforms

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

Qualified candidates with a proven track record to in depth investigative reporting, please apply online and attach resume, reel of recent work, and links to past enterprise or investigative reports. EOE-M/F/D/V

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