Comporium Communications
  • 31-Aug-2017 to 01-Oct-2017 (EST)
  • Rock Hill, SC, USA
  • Other

Responsible for being a versatile team player who works with all segments of the newsroom to generate story ideas, shoot, write, edit, and report factual and compelling television stories, both news and sports.  Organize and pitch Tri-County sports coverage.  Sports anchoring on occasion.Builds contacts in the community.  Public image is a major portion of the job, as is a positive and pleasant attitude. Position is Contact to hire.

Reports to CN2 News Director. 

DUTIES

Research stories, set up interviews and schedule daily activities. Must have sound news judgment and the ability to generate multiple story ideas and turn them the same day. As a team play, must be willing to work a flexible schedule for news and sporting events. This includes evenings and weekend shoots. Must be able to shoot, write and edit with speed, efficiency and creativity. Coordinate with Producer to make sure stories are put together in an interesting and informative manner, within time constraints. Communicate clear verbal and written messages.Must demonstrate strong organizational and long-range planning skills for big stories/events such as, but not limited to, High School Football season, National Signing Day & Summer Sports stories.Must have a strong on-camera presence. Deliver memorable local stories.Possible fill-in producer and anchor opportunities. Must be willing to jump in where needed.Work with all segments of the newsroom, including web content (Twitter/Facebook/CN2 Website)Community involvement is expected, including public appearances, parades, election coverage, emceeing opportunities, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

Degree in Journalism/Communications or a related field preferred.2+ years of commercial TV station newsroom experience a plus; internships a mustMust be a creative writer with an understanding of what makes a good TV news storyMust get along with others even under the pressures of working on a "deadline." Bring a "can do" spirit and a positive enthusiasm to our newsroom.Comfortable with public speaking, must possess strong-fast writing skills; proficient computer skills; great time management skills.

Please send demo reel to Laurabree.Monday@cn2.com 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Contractor 

Comporium Communications
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