KGTV, the E.W. Scripps ABC station in San Diego, California is looking for an Senior Investigative Journalist to join the news team.
Live Event / On Location Services
Greater San Diego Area
Nov 06, 2023
KGTV, the E.W. Scripps ABC station in San Diego, California is looking for an Senior Investigative Journalist to join the news team. They work to get results by holding individuals, organizations and government accountable. The investigates team uncovers data, stats and finds solutions that impact everyday life in San Diego. The successful candidate should provide examples of strong enterprise stories that came from cultivating well-placed sources and digging deep for the truth.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
- Develop, create and research news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
- Uncover stories through investigation and research.
- Use computer database to research statistics and facts.
- Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
- Organizes material, determines emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
- Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.
- Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
- Appears on television programs when conducting taped interview or narration.
- Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
- Write and produce quality news stories for multiple media platforms.
- Assist news producer in preparing newscast.
- Assist online staff in preparing for multimedia stories.
- Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
- Bachelor's degree in journalism or related experience.
- 5+ years as a news writer with a background in enterprise or investigative journalism preferred.
WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
- Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel law.
- Solid understanding and demonstration of multimedia file formats and strong computer skills.
- Working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws impacting operations.
- Knowledge and proficiency in posting content to television station websites.
- Must be a team player and adapt to developing situations quickly.
- Must be an excellent conversational writer with solid news judgement and a positive attitude.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Valid driver's license, good driving record, and ability to provide proof of insurance with the company required insurance limits.
Annual Salary: $95,000.00 - $105,000.00