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Posted on March 28, 2014 at 8:56 PM

Who are we??  We're one of the most creative shops in the country...innovative, aggressive and rebellious.  We're also the station your news director shows you clips from, but wouldn't dare to TRY anything they're showing.  We want to do great news and win!

Who are you??  You're a proven reporter with a passion for innovative and creative work.  You can Create! Write! Produce!  You're the person who's known for getting it done and exceeding expectations.  You can turn a bad news day into a great news story...and sadly, you're stuck in a station that is unwilling and unable to take chances...and you want more.


KTVK-3TV is accepting applications for the position of Reporter.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Two years general on-air news reporting experience.  College degree in related field preferred.  Knowledge of editing and photography skills.  Excellent journalistic skills and editorial judgment with knowledge of current events. Ability to work well under pressure, adapt to change, meet strong deadlines, work well as a team as well as independently.  Computer and accurate typing skills.  Exceptional communication skills, creativity, and detailed knowledge of field production and demos.  Computer and accurate typing skills.  Ability to work mornings, evenings and weekends.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Duties would include, but not limited to, reporting both in the studio and in the field and the possibility of some fill-in anchor work.  Accept general reporting assignments from Executive Producers and Assignment Desk.  Provide story narration on or off camera. Write or rewrite news stories provided by wire services or similar outside sources.  Provide content for our multiple digital platforms and engage viewers through social media.  Contribute initiative concepts and ideas on a regular basis. Represent the station at various community events. Provide general assistance in the preparation of station newscasts.  Participate as needed on in-studio interviews.  Develop and maintain contact with news sources.  Propose ideas for hard news stories, follow-ups, features and mini documentaries.  Other duties as assigned.

We offer an outstanding compensation plan with benefits, effective the date of hire, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off, and 401(k). Our team members also enjoy working in the fun and exciting atmosphere of a major media organization with local and national advancement opportunities.

If you qualify for the position, please submit resume and tape to Executive News Director, 5555 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013.  email: careers@azfamily.com  EOE
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


It is the policy of this station not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of the person's age, race, color, creed, religion, genders, disability, handicap, sexual orientation, national origin, and all other covered classes.  Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission.

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