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  • Breaking News Investigative Reporter Fort Myers
  • WINK NEWS in Fort Myers, FL, United States
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

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WINK News seeks two dynamic Breaking News Investigative Reporters who can “quick-turn” local news reports on the day’s most important story. The WINK News Breaking News Investigative Reporter diagnoses the day’s big story for news and information that will add context and perspective to the overall coverage.

The best candidates have a proven record of in-depth research, evaluating fact-checked... information, conducting interviews, write and producing a journalistically sound news report. Many times, essential story details trickle out during and after initial reporting. The Breaking News Investigative Reporter must have the skills to advance a story over minutes, hours, or days. The goal is to provide newsworthy information the audience can consider and evaluate.

The two Breaking News Investigative Reporters will report directly to the Assistant News Director and work closely with the Digital News Director & Executive Producer of Special Projects. We value collaboration, innovation, and dedication to delivering accurate and thought-provoking content to our audience.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field
• Proven experience as a television news reporter, demonstrating a strong understanding of journalistic principles and ethics. Prior experience as an investigative reporter is a plus
• Outstanding live and on-set skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to quickly digest and produce compelling content in a clear and engaging manner
• Strong research and investigative skills, with a keen eye for detail and accuracy
• Proficiency in utilizing digital tools, social media platforms, and content management systems to enhance storytelling and audience engagement
• Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines without compromising the quality of work

Benefits:
• Full-time new hires: Eligible to participate in all Company benefit plans, including:
• Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, and HSA
• 1st of the month after 30 days of employment
• Subject to plan terms
• Eligibility for company-paid benefits such as life insurance & EAP and employee-paid benefits such as short-term and long-term disability
• PTO - Earned on Accrual Basis
• Company-Paid Holidays
• 401(k)

Southwest Florida is often praised as being one of the healthiest and happiest places in the world with miles of white-sand beaches and a dynamic community. Broadcast Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are a drug-free and smoke-free environment.

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