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Digital Reporter

Watertown, NY, USA

Nexstar Media Group

Job Type

Television

About the Role

The Digital Reporter should be a skilled writer who can craft headlines and content that provide value to the audience and drive user engagement. The reporter will use data to make decisions about audience interest trends. The reporter will be able to reach out to contacts, source the web and find information on social media to build stories that will be high performing across multiple websites. While the reporter will largely work from a single space, the ability to take photos and create video is a plus. A strong knowledge of social media platforms is expected.

COMPENSATION: $15.00 to $16.75/hour

Requirements

  • Report news quickly and accurately

  • Be able to craft original content that stands out from the competition

  • Collaborate with local and regional staff to find angles that resonate in the community

  • Find ways to share reporting responsibilities across markets and topics as needed

Experience

  • 2 years of experience creating content for the web is preferred

  • Knowledge of AP style

  • Enjoys working in teams and is a strong communicator.

  • Ability to quickly learn new things and adapt to change.

  • Thrives under pressure and able to meet deadlines.

About the Company

EEO Statement: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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