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Investigative Reporter

SUMMARY OF JOB:

KATU-TV, the ABC affiliate in Portland, Oregon, seeks an experienced and enterprising reporter to join our award-winning “On Your Side” investigative team. This is not your average reporting gig. The successful candidate will be an assertive investigator with a proven track record of uncovering the news and the ability to handle both daily investigations and long-term, in-depth reporting.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Generate original, local news stories and develop community contacts
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the FOIA process, computer-assisted reporting, and the legal issues related to investigative reporting
  • Have strong writing skills, both for television and for digital platforms
  • Maintain a presence for your personal brand and for your investigations on social media
  • History of award-winning journalism preferred
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience: 3-5 years of experience required.

Education: Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) preferred.

To Apply: Please apply on our career website: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FISHERCOMM&cws=1&rid=848

Fisher Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer