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Job Summary

Report for America is looking to fill four journalism positions at ABC owned stations. The deadline to apply is the week of May 16, though they’ll be filled as soon as possible. You can review each opportunity below and apply using the link.

Report for America (RFA) helps local newsrooms report on under-covered issues and communities by sending early-career and mid-to-late-career reporters and photographers to newsrooms throughout the country. As an RFA Corps Member, you’ll be a part of a movement to strengthen communities — and our democracy — through local journalism that is truthful, fair, fearless, and smart.

Description & Details:

ABC-TV: KFSN

  • This bilingual reporter covers Fresno's agricultural industry, including issues facing the city's large undocumented community working on the frontier of climate change.
  • Salary: $55,000-$60,000
  • Job Requirements: two years of experience; demonstrated ability to gather information, write and tell compelling stories, and do live reporting.

ABC-TV: WPVI

  • This journalist covers climate change and its impacts on Philadelphia.
  • Salary: $70,000 - $75,000
  • Job Requirements: four years of experience – allowances made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional talent; ease in front of the camera authentic delivery, strong writing and storytelling skills.

ABC-TV: KTRK

  • This reporter covers the waste and pollution from Houston's oil and gas refineries and how these environmental issues affect Houston's communities of color.
  • Salary: $72,000
  • Job Requirements: Three years reporting experience, demonstrated ability to gather information, write and tell compelling stories and do live reporting.

ABC-TV: WTVD

  • This multimedia reporter with military experience is based in Fayetteville and covers Fort Bragg and issues affecting the local veteran community.
  • Salary: $75,000 - $85,000
  • Job Requirements: Three years reporting experience, ease in front of the camera authentic delivery, strong writing and storytelling skills. Great training ground opportunity for promising reporters who want to move into top 5 station.

Details

Organization: ABC-TV/Report for America
Location: New York NY US
Date Posted: May 10, 2022
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