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Organization: KCRA-TV
Date Posted: 6/25/2018
City: Sacramento
Location: California
Country: United States
Primary Category: Broadcast
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Description & Details

KCRA3, the #1 station in the Sacramento market is looking for a strong, take-charge reporter who hits the ground running every day.  The successful candidate is aggressive; thrives on breaking news and is highly competitive.  We value strong enterprise reporting and we are looking for someone who finds the stories that lead newscasts.  The KCRA News Team sets a high bar for excellent journalism.  We are serious about breaking news, big story coverage and investigative reporting.

Job Responsibilities: 

·         Generates strong story ideas every day that can lead newscasts.

·         Collaborates with news managers and producers to develop stories that go beyond surface details that accentuate unique enterprise angles and have exclusive content.

·         Develops a network of sources who provide tips, early access to information and allows the reporter to break stories of significance.

·         Successfully juggles the needs of both TV and digital newsgathering.

·         Will contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day.

·         Can juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrates exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines under extraordinary pressure.

·         Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards. 


·         Strong writing and storytelling skills.

·         Exceptional live reporting skills.

·         Ability to work under very tight deadlines.

·         Must be able to work nights and weekends. 

Experience Requirements: 

·         Past reporting experience (2-5 Years) required.

·         Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover.

·         Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work.


·         Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience.

·         Related military experience will be considered.

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