Investigative Reporter

Company: 
KOIN TV
City: 
Portland
State: 
OR
Categories: 
Type: 

KOIN 6, A Nexstar Broadcasting Inc. Television Station in Portland, Oregon is seeking a candidate with on-air commercial television experience as an investigative reporter.
This reporter will be expected to find an investigative angle on daily coverage every day. These stories should go beyond the basics of general assignment reporting and storytelling to also: 
   1) uncover/reveal a problem; 
   2) hold those responsible for the problem accountable; and 
   3) press for a solution to the problem. 

Additionally: 
   • Develop ideas for realistic, executable, timely and important investigations on a daily basis. 
   • Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation. 
   • Produce accurate, complete and compelling news copy on deadline. 

In addition to these daily reports, this reporter will also cover a specific investigative beat and could have the opportunity to work on larger, long-term investigations. 

Education/Experience: Candidates must have a minimum of five years reporting experience, including at least two years of investigative reporting. This is not an entry-level position. A bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred.

About Us: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out For You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic. 
   ********* EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED 

Deadline: 
Friday, January 18, 2019