Reporter / MMJ
Fox 31 DenverDenver, CO
Full Time Job
KDVR/FOX31 Denver and KWGN/Colorado’s Own Channel 2 are looking for an experienced reporter to join our team. We want someone who fights for the lead story, brings ideas to the table daily, cultivates sources, owns social media, posts to the web site and clobbers the competition! Candidate must have strong storytelling skills and an energetic/creative delivery. We are looking for someone who is enterprising and passionate about news.
• Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
• Develop and execute enterprise content on a consistent basis
• Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
• Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
• Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
• Perform other duties as assigned
• College degree in Journalism/Communications/Broadcasting preferred; equivalent experience required
• Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Journalist, television news reporting experience preferred
• MMJ experience is a plus.
• Must be able to handle breaking news and live shots with ease, while also being able to dig deep into a variety of topics for compelling, promotable reports with high production value
• Must be able to work with a high degree of accuracy and have the ability to solve problems quickly
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, weekends & ON CALL shifts
• Must be a team player and able to work under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task
• Must have a very strong social media skills and able to contribute on all platforms.