Television News Multi-Platform Reporter/MMJ

The Company: KSAT12 is a #1 ABC affiliate and a Graham Media Group station with strong community ties and top ratings.  We are known for our aggressive reporting style and a keen ability to embrace new digital technologies.

KSAT12 News (San Antonio, ABC) is seeking a multi-skilled journalist to join our news team. We’re looking for a strong, visual storyteller with exceptional writing and live reporting skills – perfect for our fast-paced newscasts, as well as our digital and social platforms. The ideal candidate is resourceful, has a competitive spirit, is aggressive on breaking news, has a great can-do attitude, can develop strong contacts in the community, and is committed to producing compelling, high-quality stories for all our platforms.

Responsibilities:

· Research and write assigned stories for multiple platforms; including broadcast, web, social, mobile;

· Strong live reporter, who can walk viewers through a story in a compelling, creative, and lively way;

· Ability to identify the different facets of a story, and produce those angles up for multiple newscasts throughout the day;

· Respond quickly to breaking news. Use your smartphone to send pictures/video of breaking news for digital platforms and work quickly to update stories for air, for ksat.com and for station’s social media platforms;

· Responsible for enterprise newsgathering;

· Must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes nights, overnights, weekends and holidays;

· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, remain calm under pressure and manage deadlines

· Capable of shooting video with MMJ gear and editing video on non-linear editing equipment

Qualifications:

· Prefer candidates with a minimum of 3 years of experience in a commercial newsroom.

· College degree in journalism/communications or related field preferred;

· Computer literacy, including newsroom computer systems;

· Must have and maintain a professional on-air appearance;

To apply send resume and video to:

Mario Orellana, Assistant News Director

morellana@ksat.com

KSAT-TV

1408 N. St. Mary’s Street

San Antonio, TX 78215

We regret that we will only be able to respond to those applicants in whom we have an interest.

PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS.

Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checks. You must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable under Texas Law.

KSAT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, KSAT will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.