Posted on 2013-10-03
By KWCH and KSCW Schurz Communications Inc.
Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc., consisting of KWCH-TV, KSCW-TV, and satellite stations KBSD-TV, KBSH-TV, KBSL-TV, is currently accepting applications for a News Reporter. KWCH is looking for a one-of-a-kind multi-platform morning reporter. You must be an aggressive go-getter that thrives on breaking news and weather, exceeds at creative storytelling, and fights to lead coverage of the BIG STORY.
Yep, this isn't just any reporting job. You must live, eat, and sleep news. When you make up in the morning you know what all the stations led with the night before and what will be the BIG STORY today. Better yet, you have at least one EXCLUSIVE story you can break today.
Superb LIVE skills a must. Be prepared for mornings when you are bumping-and-running on two- or three-breakers, and be ready for many mornings when you have to get creative digging out new news. You also need to be creative enough to get live on-air and online on the occasional days you\'re not working with one of our skilled photojournalists.
If you get an interview you\'ll have to know who your U.S. Senators are, what happened in Greensburg, and who was arrested on February 25th, 2005, and why that is important to Kansans.
This job isn\'t for everyone. However, If you excel at live tweeting breaking news, you know how to engage viewers on Facebook, you know how to use Instagram, you pitch stories today that will be in the local newspapers tomorrow, or you have used an iPhone and/or Vine to do a standup, this position MIGHT be a good fit for you.
We`re seeking someone with a minimum of 1-3 years of reporting experience. Prior experience with cameras and/or editing is a plus, as is a degree in Journalism or a related field.
The position offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package, including group health & dental, paid time off, 401(k) and more.
Sunflower Broadcasting is owned by a wonderful parent company, Schurz Communications, Inc., which owns television, radio, cable and newspaper properties throughout the country.
HOW TO APPLY:
Additional information on Schurz is available at www.schurz.com, and via this video link
Interested candidates please visit this web site