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Investigative Reporter

logo Location:  Memphis TN
Control #:  110796T
Description:  

About Gray Television: Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 101 television markets. Upon closing pending transaction, Gray will own television stations serving 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WMC: WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee seeks an experienced Investigative Reporter/MMJ to join our award-winning news team. The successful candidate will research, develop, write and present investigative news stories on a long and short-term basis, as well as contribute research and analysis on major breaking news events. The reporter will work with the special projects team as well as station management and legal department to conceptualize and produce content. Experience doing computer-assisted reporting research and database analysis is a plus.

Job Summary/Description:WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee seeks an experienced Investigative Reporter/MMJ to join our award-winning news team. The successful candidate will research, develop, write and present investigative news stories on a long and short-term basis, as well as contribute research and analysis on major breaking news events. The reporter will work with the special projects team as well as station management and legal department to conceptualize and produce content. Experience doing computer-assisted reporting research and database analysis is a plus.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

  • Research, develop, write and produce ground-breaking investigative news stories
  • Generate long and short-term investigative news projects
  • Perform computer-assisted reporting research and database analysis
  • Contribute research and analysis on major breaking news events
  • Provide investigative content across all of WMC’s on-air and digital platforms
  • Develop and maintain sources that will generate exclusive reports
  • Conduct hidden-camera and surveillance operations
  • Work with station management and corporate legal department conceptualizing and producing content

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years' experience working as an investigative reporter or a four years as a General Assignment Reporter with a demonstrated history of turning investigative stories
  • Understanding of computer-assisted reporting and working with database and spreadsheet programs
  • Experience working with hidden cameras
  • Willingness to work long hours and overtime

    Eligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License

    Home join our dynamic team, apply online at https://recruiting.ultipro.com/GRA1017GRYT/JobBoard/ae441110-89bd-444d-8ad2-b76c7b9db7a9/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=3d6a2928-1c6c-4a46-b5f0-b80da9ff40ec

    Additional Info:Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

    As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

    Qualifications/Licenses & Certifications Required: Drivers License.

    Posted 6/6/22

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