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Reporter

KRIV/KTXH

Location: Houston, TX

Contact Name: Fox 26 / My 20

Web: fox26houston.com

Job Description

The following represents brief descriptions.  It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of each position.

KRIV-TV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX is seeking a Reporter to join our news team with the ability to enterprise unique stories as well as cover breaking and hard news.  Strong live skills are required.  In addition, this reporter must be able to shoot, write and edit as required.  Candidate must have proven presence on social media and be as comfortable in the social media world as they are in broadcasting.   The candidate must operate with a high degree of journalistic ethics, emotional intelligence and must demonstrated ability to develop and nurture a natural connection to people and the community. 

You must be a self-starter with a great attitude and a desire to win.  We require that you are able to work independently in a high pressure, fast paced environment, gathering information to discern the news worthiness of events. You will research thoroughly, write clearly, and deliver content in a manner appropriate for television broadcasting, online and social media which requires writing, editing and uploading material including material which may be shot by the reporter.  In addition, this individual will be responsible for gathering news materials, interviewing people, both on and off camera, preparing and presenting packages/reports either live or on tape.  Other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate.

Four year college degree required, with emphasis in Journalism or Communications preferred.  Prefer a minimum of five years’ experience at a local television broadcast media outlet as a reporter producing and delivering local content.  Must have excellent editorial judgment and have the ability to produce content on all newsroom platforms, including television, online, and social media.  Must have strong interpersonal skills with colleagues and interviewees.   Must have a valid credit card and driver's license.

To apply online for our open position, please use the following link: 

https://foxtv.taleo.net/careersection/houston/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&radiusType=K&location=12600100185&searchExpanded=true&radius=1           

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled