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Morgan Murphy Media-West

TV: News Content Producer/Reporter - F/T

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Sunday, 1st December 2019
Saturday, 1st February 2020
Location: Spokane, Washington

Job Description:

News Content Producer/Reporter | 4 News Now | Spokane, WA

About us:

4 News Now, a Morgan Murphy Media company and the ABC affiliate in Spokane, Washington, is a family-owned, people-first newsroom.  The community is at the core of what we do and who we are and we believe it is our duty to inform, but also to inspire. 


About this opportunity:

Want to work in a newsroom where you have the creative freedom to try new things? Want to produce and present compelling, informative content across all platforms?  Come work for 4 News Now. We're looking for a smart, creative, hard-working, engaged storyteller to serve as our News Content Producer/Reporter. Your primary job is to help produce our fast-paced, successful morning newscast on our brand-new, state-of-the-art news set.  You’ll work with an experienced team of newsroom managers, producers and anchors – and, alongside a team of excited journalists, always looking for interesting ways to deliver content. You’ll also help to develop content for our digital platforms – and mine those platforms for news content that translates to television. In addition, you’ll deliver that content as an in-studio reporter on the morning news. Your work will have meaning, as we strive to connect with our community and tell the stories that truly impact their life. We’re more about quality and context than story count. Here, everyone’s voice matters in developing our vision and strategy for local news. All this, and you’ll do it in an up and coming city, where you can spend your off hours exploring exciting restaurants, outdoor activities and adventure instead of sitting in your car in a long commute.


What you’ll do:

  • Develop, coordinate & organize news coverage into daily newscast
  • Write & edit news stories for newscasts
  • Format newscasts and execute on-air production
  • Coordinate pre-produced elements of newscast live shots
  • Contribute content to digital platforms
  • Present news content on the air


What you’ll bring:

  • 4 year degree with an emphasis in Journalism, Mass Communications or equivalent
  • Prior TV news producing experience
  • Computer literacy, including newsroom computer systems
  • Possess strong broadcast and AP style writing skills
  • Possess sound news judgment
  • Proficient at posting content to various websites
  • Able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent project-management skills and constant attention to detail
  • Thorough knowledge of media law



Preferred Skills:

What 4 News Now offers:

  • We’re a dynamic and progressive family-owned business that values our employees, our culture and our community
  • We are a team of talented and creative professionals.  Who wouldn’t want to work with the best in the business?
  • Medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and long-term disability insurance, EAP, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid time off including vacation, sick, personal days and holidays


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