Reporter - KIRO TV Job at Cox Media Group, Seattle, WA

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  • Cox Media Group
  • Seattle, WA

Job Description

Location: WA-Seattle

Job Title: Reporter - KIRO TV

 

Position Overview

The Reporter for KIRO TV Seattle is a seasoned journalist who works in a newsroom that emphasizes breaking news, daily investigative reporting and severe weather coverage. The Reporter has ideas, digs for extra information, writes well, loves “live” and expects to win. The Reporter should also be hungry to use new technology to present stories and should be adept at using social media to gather and break stories. The reporter will also engage with viewers on social media daily and create digital content daily.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Write news stories that are clear, accurate and unbiased
  • Ability to narrate, ad-lib and add value to live breaking news and severe weather coverage.
  • Ability to cover live events for all platforms, including live breaking news and station initiatives
  • The ability to engage in investigative reporting that adds depth to the newscast.
  • Thorough understanding of social media and demonstrated ability to move audience between all platforms.
  • Curiosity that drives an understanding of current events in Seattle and beyond.
  • Demonstrate consistently high proficiency with the necessary technical, writing, and presentation skills for television broadcasts.
  • Strong writing and editorial skills required .

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.A Degree in Journalism, Communications, or Other discipline preferred.
  • 3 years’ experience as a Reporter required.
  • Experience as a Multi Media Journalist is a plus.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record

The wage scale for this position is $34.50 per hour to $41.00 per hour. 

 

Benefits for this role include: 

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance available to the employee and employee’s family (i.e. child, spouse, domestic partner). 

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (healthcare and dependent care) and Health Savings Accounts 

  • Short-term and long-term disability and life insurance (supplemental and accidental, death, and dismemberment) 

  • Participation in CMG’s 401(k) plan with generous company match and both pre-tax and Roth options

  • Full-time hourly employees are eligible to earn up to 176 hours of PTO inclusive of paid sick and safe time under applicable law. 

  • Part-time employees will receive one hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked. 

  • Up to eight (8) paid holidays & two (2) floating holidays throughout calendar year 2024. 

  • Up to two (2) weeks of paid parental leave

  • Employee Assistance Program 

  • All other benefits required by applicable law 

 

About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members. CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses encompass 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 49 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 10 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. For more information about CMG, visit 

Req #: 1222 #LI-Onsite

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Part time, Local area, Flexible hours,

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