Job Description:

Our award-winning newsroom in Bloomington, Indiana is looking for a new reporter to join our team. Located on the campus of Indiana University, WFIU/WTIU News covers southern and central Indiana for radio, TV and digital. This position will report for all three platforms, but with an emphasis on television. 

Job Summary

  • Creates stories for multiple media platforms, including radio, television, podcast, and online productions, that meet production standards and deadlines.
  • Independently seeks out news focuses, researches information, interprets conflicting data, pitches ideas, writes in-depth articles, and prepares related program materials and segments for broadcast; research may involve time spent in the field conducting interviews.
  • Ensures all materials produced are engaging and meet professional journalistic standards and practices, including standards for accuracy, ethics, fairness, objectivity, and balance.
  • Serves as a consultant to Indiana Public Broadcasting stations and coordinates with stations to provide contributions to national and regional networks; manages partnerships with news organizations to ensure news coverage is representative of all parts of Indiana.
  • May review peer journalists' stories and offer content suggestions.
  • May manage social media content and activity.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor's degree in broadcast media, journalism, liberal arts, or a related field.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.

SKILLS

  • Proficient communication skills.
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
Organization: 
Job Location: 
Bloomington, IN
United States
Job Category: 
Reporting
Deadline: 
Job Type: 
Full time
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