Location:KRNV-TV, www.MyNews4.com , Reno, Nevada
Position:All Platform Journalist Shift:To Be Determined
Northern Nevada’s first fully high definition television station seeks a creative, energetic individual to join its team in a city located at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range just minutes from Lake Tahoe and a few hours drive to San Francisco. Reno is well known for various special events, Hot August Nights, Sparks Nugget Rib Cook off, Balloon and Air Races and major golf and bowling tournaments. Community pride is evident with our University of Nevada – Reno Wolfpack sports along with a number of professional sports franchises, Reno Aces baseball, Reno Bighorns basketball and Reno Barons football. The slopes of our Sierra Nevada Mountains provide skiing in the winter and rock climbing and hiking in the summer. The Truckee River flows through countryside and city center enjoyed by kayakers and kids alike. We’re a 24 hour town which keeps our News team inspired and diligent.
KRNV has earned a reputation as the market’s technological and news coverage leader by presenting well-balanced, informative newscasts. If you seek an opportunity with a progressive news station dedicated to providing useful, timely information, while refining your own skills with cutting edge of technology and enjoying what this region offers, apply immediately
Typical Duties: Make contacts and gather information about news issues and events in Northern Nevada and the West from which reports are written and edited; Write and produce a newscast for any time slot; Write interesting news stories from wire copy, field reports, telephone interviews and field reporting;
Establish a good working relationship with other newscast producers to ensure a well paced, clean
newscast; Be able to shoot, write and edit your own stories and feed them back to station by laptop, microwave or Satellite truck; Anchor live field reports; and Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, including posting to website.
Requirements:Passion and dedication to news!
Great story teller who writes to video;
Must enjoy working as one “man” band;
Good video photographer with eye for news, features and sports;
Minimum two (2) years experience as a television news reporter, shooter or editor;
Familiarity with ENG and SNG;
Ability to meet daily deadlines and work cooperatively with other staff members;
Experience editing news copy and videotape;
Good phone etiquette;
Newsroom computer experience preferred;
Must possess a valid driver's license with no DUI convictions;
Ability to carry fifty pounds of television equipment;
Please provide a resume & demo link or non-returnable DVD; and
Pass pre-employment drug test.
Sierra Communications Company
1790 Vassar Street; Reno, Nevada 89502
Fax: 775-785-1208; Email: Jobs@MyNews4.com
SIERRA COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
This employer does not discriminate on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, race, color, religion, disability, handicap, national origin, marital or veteran's status.
Date Posted: 10/4/2013