Investigative Reporter

WOIO Channel 19 – Cleveland

Posted on: April 18, 2023
Apply by: June 18, 2023

Job Description

WOIO 19 News is looking for an Investigative Reporter. As investigative reporter you must be an organized researcher who can work on multiple projects dealing with wrong doing that has a significant impact on citizens of Kansas. Investigations must not be deadline driven and must be researched and fact checked before airing. Reporter must make a decision not to publish when the evidence doesn’t warrant a story.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
• Candidate will report on a variety of issues, including breaking news, enterprise and investigative topics. The successful • candidate will be expected to deliver edgy, in-depth and highly promotable stories on a daily basis.
• Must be capable of tackling complex content under intense deadline pressure.
• Must be highly skilled in the research, writing, editing and posting of content to all platforms.
• Must understand all libel and defamation laws in the context of delivering hard-hitting content in a responsible manner.
• Must embrace live reporting.
• Must be a good, creative writer, have an inquisitive mind, very strong journalist, great communicator and a positive leader inside and outside the newsroom and must be a creative story-teller.
• Other duties as assigned by News Management.

• Minimum three (3) years experience, investigative preferred.
• Experience with newsroom computer systems preferred, as well as ENPS.
• Must be able to work with a diverse group of people.
• Qualified applicants, apply online (Gray Careers) and attach resume and link to your work.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants, apply online (Gray Careers) and attach resume and link to your work. If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”.

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