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Creative Services Reporter

The Creative Services Reporter will work on stories for our lifestyle, Good Day PA, and other Sales Projects that may arise for on-air or digital distribution.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:   

  • Reports/Writes/produces stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
  • Arranges interviews with people with the guidance of the client’s representative.
  • Works with the people involved in the story to obtain photographs needed for the story
  • Logs all video interviews and broll, writes the story in coordination with the Client Services Producer, makes changes, if necessary, if client requests
  • Provides Creative Services Producer list of graphics needed for the story, including full names, credentials and titles
  • Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
  • Reviews and evaluates notes taken about the story’s aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details.
  • Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly in coordination with the Creative Services Producer.
  • Researches and analyzes background information related to the stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
  • Discusses issues with Creative Services producer and/or Creative Services Director to establish priorities or positions.
  • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Keeps all information obtained in the story confidential
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.      
Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. 
  • Minimum two years’ experience in news reporting. (More or less depending on market size.)
  • Superior on-air presence.
  • Works well with a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, Microsoft Office Programs and other office equipment.
  • Preferred, but not required, knowledge of ENPS software, Adobe Production Suite
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.