Lead Reporter

Scripps Media, Inc. Buffalo, NY

Primary Purpose: The Sr Reporter provides the station with top-level reporting for multiplatform distribution. The Sr Reporter will provide guidance to new reports at the location.

Key Activities

* Generate ides for stories for multiple platforms

* Prepare a factual story to impart the information to the public

* Research stories through personal contacts, the internet and other sources deciding the best angel and approach for the story

* Collaborate effectively with News, Promotion, Production and Engineering on daily broadcast, special projects and online coverage

* Participate in community events

* Build a network of informational sources to provide exclusive stories for the Scripps brand.

* Meet all production deadlines

* Complete other duties as assigned


Education & Experience/Certifications

* Bachelor degree preferred in Journalism (or related field)

* 5+ years’ experience in television reporting


Skills & Abilities

* Strong communication skills, oral and written

* Storytelling ability

* Promote teamwork attitude with station employees

* Exceptional on-air personality

* Multitask multiple stories

* Advance ability in critical thinking

Work Environment

* Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds

Additional Requirements

* Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

* Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

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