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Investigative Reporter/Multiskilled Journalist

Job Summary

WCNC, the TEGNA-owned NBC affiliate in Charlotte, NC seeks an experienced, dynamic, and energetic Consumer Investigative Reporter / MSJ to join our team. We are looking for a great storyteller who loves to cut through government red tape for the viewers, save them money, expose scam artists and hold the powerful accountable. You should be an ethical, trusted journalist who demonstrates strong research capabilities and skills using the latest tools and techniques to produce compelling investigative stories with impact to help make a difference in the lives of our viewers.

Responsibilities:
•  Collaborate with the Defenders EP and investigative team
•  Enterprise and develop short-term and long-term consumer investigative news projects and stories under our brand “Where’s the Money”
•  Contribute to daily and breaking news content
•  Dig into complex and important consumer issues
•  Develop reliable sources and contacts in general and specialized areas of interest
•  Use open records laws and computer assisted reporting skills to find information and data that lend depth and context to your stories
•  Write in an exciting, captivating, and authentic manner for multiple platforms
•  Help with production ideas for data content in on-air and online stories
•  Develop original content through social listening and independent sources
•  Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility
•  Shoot and edit while using the latest tools to help tell great stories
•  Use creative production techniques, graphics, and new forms of media
•  Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer

Details

Organization: WCNC/Tegna
Location: 1001 Wood Ridge Center Drive NC US
Date Posted: November 19, 2021
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