General Assignment Reporter


KNBN - Rapid City, SD

This small-market position is an excellent opportunity for new journalists to craft and improve their skills. This position covers scheduled and breaking news stories, as assigned. This position also develops story ideas and pitches them to the Executive Producer and Assignment Editor. Reports to: Executive Producer Duties include, but are not limited to: 1. Cover scheduled or breaking news events, as assigned 2. Write copy and edit video and sound for assigned stories for all distribution channels, including broadcast, web, and social media 3. Generate story ideas, including video and interview possibilities 4. Assist with writing copy for newscasts 5. Other duties assigned Minimum requirements: 1. Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related degree field 2. 1-2 years newsroom experience, or appropriate collegiate experience 3. Proficiency in multiplatform journalism preferred 4. Strong editorial judgement 5. Strong written and visual storytelling skills 6. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Premiere Pro or similar non-linear editing system, newsroom computer system (NewsCenter1 uses Ross Inception)