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Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Reporter researches, develops and reports news stories and events in coordination with the assignment desk and Producers. Additionally, the reporter will maintain contacts within the business community, assist in writing promos and make public appearances on behalf of the station.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential Job Functions:
75% - Researches, develops, writes and reports news stories. Shoots and edits video as necessary.
10% - Maintains contacts within business community and provides prompt reports on new or continuing events.
10% - Assists in writing effective news promos.
5% - Makes public appearances on behalf of the station.

Education:
Bachelor`s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or a related field, or equivalent experience preferred.

REQUIREMENTS:
Experience:
Two years experience as a reporter for commercial/public television or commercial/public radio

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of how to blend words and video into informative and interesting television news stories.
Knowledge of issues impacting the Pacific Northwest, specifically Portland DMA.
Ability to perform quality work under high pressure deadline situations.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously.
Must have a valid Oregon or Washington driver`s license.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule and work as a member of a team.

HOW TO APPLY:
News Reporter KPTV6345
KPTV Fox12 in Portland, OR is currently recruiting for the position of Part-time News Reporter. Qualified applicants may apply online via the Meredith Careers page located at: www.meredith.com

DEADLINE: 2013-07-19