KELOLAND-TV News has an opening for a MMJ Reporter to provide daily local news 5 days a week from our Rapid City bureau. A successful candidate is able to deliver news as it happens on air, online and on-the-go all the time. Strong storytelling skills, along with strong general assignment reporting skills are essential elements for success. Our top-rated organization is looking for an effective communicator with a cross-platform storytelling perspective; fluent in television broadcast, online content, and social media reporting. Storytelling style must be clear and easy to understand. Must be able to effectively time manage to produce daily stories for broadcast, online and mobile platforms, and understand how to leverage stories through social media essential elements for success.
The ideal candidate has a thorough knowledge of how to use online and mobile platforms, as well as social media to deliver news in a fast-paced work environment. At least two years experience in a commercial television newsroom is preferred.
College/university degree is preferred. Able to work a flexible schedule to meet breaking news needs. A team player able to deal with stressful situations. Able to understand the relevant interests for the western part of our coverage area.
This is a full time position with benefits. Applicants must provide a DVD or URL aircheck of recent work they have produced. Special attention will be given to applicants who demonstrate alternative storytelling through clear and easy to understand presentations in the field, in the studio, and online.
EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED ~ Background check required
To apply for this job please visit broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com.