5NEWS, has an immediate opening for a reporter to work from Fayetteville and cover Northwest Arkansas news.
The right candidate will gather all necessary information and resources for a wide range of news stories, and report it accurately. Curiosity is a must. We’re looking for a creative storyteller with solid writing skills. You must be a motivated self starter who is willing to hustle on breaking news and enterprise stories. The right candidate will be able to gather, write and web publish multipe stories a day on several different platforms. Web publishing skills and non-linear editing skills are a must.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 2-10-14
Closing Date: 3-3-14
City: Fayetteville, AR
- The ability to turn a wide range of hard news stories quickly
- Develop and maintain meaningful contacts
- Must be able to come up with hard news story ideas everyday
- Works with photographer to tell visual stories with compelling interviews and natural sound
- Writes, produces and prepares assigned news stories for air, including the delivery of those stories live from the scene
- Daily web and social media posting
- Performs all other duties as assigned
- Flexible work hours
Requirements: A four year degree in liberal arts or journalism is preferred and/or previous reporting work experience.
Interested parties should submit resume, application and references to Rick Bagley, News Director, KFSM TV/KXNW TV, 4201 North Shiloh Drive, Suite 169, Fayettville, AR 72703 or e-mail email@example.com or fax 479-521-6579. No phone calls please.