Job Description:

This is a great opportunity for an experienced storyteller who can accurately process complex issues, develop relevant story ideas and generate daily content in a timely manner for a statewide audience. 

WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel is in search of an experienced journalist for a full-time Sr. Reporter position, Job Id 50228.  

About Us 

The Florida Channel - located in the Capitol Building in Tallahassee, FL - produces 24/7, year-round coverage of all three branches of state government.  Programming includes a wide variety of state proceedings, along with daily news programs, documentaries and public affairs programs covering issues important to all Floridians.  Our programming is seen statewide and on the Internet. Our reporters work with a team of videographers, graphic artists and editors. 

What will you be doing? 

You will cover legislative hearings and other state government events for Capitol Update, a half-hour newscast. You will also contribute to other daily and weekly programs that may require travel across Florida. 

What do we need from you?  

  • A Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, or related area and a minimum of three years reporting experience in a professional newsroom environment. 
  • Proof of a valid FL Class E or GA driver’s license or the ability to obtain a license upon hire 
  • The ability to satisfy the travel and schedule requirements 
  • Strong writing and research skills 
  • Proven experience writing news scripts on daily deadline 
  • Strong interviewing skills and ability to combine sound & visual elements 

Applicants will be given story ideas and asked to file a sample report following interview. A pre-employment background check is required. 

Complete Details and To Apply 

Complete details and online application is available at https://jobs.fsu.edu, Job Id 50228. New users will need to register to apply. While applying, please attach requested materials. Only applicants who apply online will be considered. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Open until filled. 

First-time applicants will need to create a profile and register a user name and password.

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. 

 

Job Location: 
Tallahassee, FL
United States
Job Category: 
Reporting
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Job Type: 
Full time
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Complete Details and To Apply 

Complete details and online application is available at https://jobs.fsu.edu, Job Id 50228. New users will need to register to apply. While applying, please attach requested materials. Only applicants who apply online will be considered.

 

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