Traffic Anchor/Reporter

Greenville, SC
Posted: 2019-05-16


WYFF 4 is looking for a Reporter that has the ability to generate story ideas, write to video, and do compelling live shots. We are looking for a strong, take-charge reporter who hits the ground running every day. The successful candidate loves breaking news and is highly competitive. We value strong enterprise reporting and we’re looking for someone who finds the stories that lead newscasts. The Reporter is someone who can bring the energy of live reporting to our anchor desk. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; we’re looking for a reporter who isn’t afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories. We are looking for this market’s next leader who isn’t afraid to ask the tough questions, and will hold those in power accountable. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and has excellent live reporting skills.


Prepare morning traffic report graphics with traffic system.
News gather for traffic reports.
Provide clear and concise live traffic reports for morning show.
Develops a network of sources who provide tips, early access to information, and allow the reporter to break stories of significance.
Will contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day.
Can juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrates exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines under extraordinary pressure.
Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards.


Experience Requirements:

Past reporting experience(2-5 years) required
Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover
Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work
Knowledge and experience with traffic systems a plus
Related military experience will be considered

Qualifications Requirements:

Strong writing and storytelling skills
Ability to operate mobile transmission devices and use latest technology
Can work in all weather conditions and carry up to 50 pounds
Has a valid driver’s license, can drive large vehicles over long distances, and a clear driving record
Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends   
Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production      


Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience.
Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered. 


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Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer