Job Category:

News & Journalism, Writing


Pay:

To be discussed.


Overview

WPIX is seeking a freelance reporter to deliver on-air reports. This person is responsible for gathering and delivering critical information about traffic incidents and related news stories. Top candidate must be adept at ad-libbing information conversationally and disseminating information unscripted in a compelling storytelling style. Candidate will need to report on all media platforms including on-line, mobile and social media. Must be available to appear at community events, speaking engagements, promotions and other WPIX functions, represent WPIX well to the public. We are looking for someone who can also report live from the field. Collect, write and narrate information regarding breaking news and daily traffic coverage.

Responsibilities:

* Collaborate with producers, anchors and the assignment desk

* Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites

* Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

*Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required

* 2+ years reporting and anchoring experience

* Demonstrated ability to deliver clear and efficient information in a live newscast

* Strong organizational skills

* Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays

* Required to dress in a polished and professional manner every day

How to Apply

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