Reporter – WRBL-TV

Category: News

Position/Title: Reporter – MMJ


  • WRBL-TV is a Nexstar Station in Columbus, Georgia.
  • We are looking for a qualified Reporter / Multi-Media Journalist.
  • Duties include, but are not limited to:
    • Live Reporting during newscasts as well as cut-ins.
    • Reporter must have the ability to enterprise “On Your Side” stories.
    • Reporter must be a creative self-starter who is willing to go the extra mile and pitch in where needed.
    • Reporter should possess solid news judgment with excellent writing and storytelling abilities.
    • Reporter should have a working knowledge of the internet & web presentation.
    • Reporter must a degree in Broadcast Journalism and 1-2 years of live television reporting experience..
    • Reporter / Multi-Media Journalist must Shoot & Edit News Stories Daily
    • Reporter must  have knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act & know how to use it
    • Reporter must be responsible with Company Equipment and Vehicles.
    • Reporter  must have the ability to work well with the others.
    • Reporter  needs to have Strong Time Management & Organizational Skills.
    • The Reporter must have the ability to work well under pressure, handle breaking news, extreme pressure situations,  last minute changes  all while meeting station deadlines.
    • Reporter must be willing and able to regularly engage on social media.
    • Reporter  may be asked to attend, speak or live report from events as a Station Representative for Station Promotion &/or Community Events.
    • Reporter must be able to lift and carry up to 30lbs of equipment.
    • Reporter must be able to work in extreme outdoor weather conditions.
      Reporter must perform other duties as assigned.
    • Management reserves the right to add or modify job duties as needed. This is not a complete list of job duties & responsibilities.


Tech Skils:

  • Hardware:
    • Must be able to operate Computers, Phones, Faxes, Scanners, Mobile IPhones , Police Scanners, Live TV Units & Wifi Equipment, Video Cameras, Microphones, Light and a Tripod.
  • Software:
    • AP ENPS Newsroom Software, Edius Non-Linear Editing, Word Press, Social Media, Email, HTML Web Skills and other related software.


Job Skills:

  • Live reporting skills are needed.
  • Reporter must be familiar with editing process and be able to enterprise lead story ideas.
  • Producing is a plus.
  • Reporter must have the ability to bend, squat, reach, lift, carry, setup & use a video camera to shoot stories and do live shots along with a tripod, light, mobile phone, Wi-Fi equipment, microphone.
  • Reporter must be able to lift and carry up to 30lbs of equipment.
  • Reporter must be able to work in extreme outdoor weather conditions


Minimum Experience:

  • 1-2 yrs. of experience of Live Television Reporting skills.


Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s Level Degree in Broadcast  Journalism / Media / Communications


Schedule (Days & Times):

  • As assigned
  • Reporter will have to work odd hours including nights, weekends and holidays this may vary from your usual schedule… to help fill in for others since News is a 24 /7 business.


Full-time Employee Benefits include:

  • Vacation, Sick, Personal, Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, 401k etc. after a respective waiting period


EOE   M/F/D/V 

Candidates must have a Valid Driver’s License and a Good Driving Record.

Pre-Employment Background Screening & MVR are required.


How to apply:


Vacancy Type:

  • Full Time

Date Posted:

  • 9/12/2018

Date Closing:

  • 9/30/2018


  • Columbus – 31901


  • Georgia


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