Investigative Producer - WSYX/WTTE

Producer16/06/201502/11/2015WSYX/WTTEColumbus, Ohio, United StatesComputer Assisted ReportingKnowledge of the FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) process, computer-assisted reporting, and data-driven reporting is required along with familiarity of legal issues related to investigative television news reporting. Strong writing skills and knowledge of current events is essential. Dynamic storytelling skills are a must. Responsibilities: Develop and maintain contacts and sources in the community to enterprise story ideas; Identify and pitch investigative angles on big daily news stories; Work closely with Producer and Executive Producer to refine investigative pitches and story scripts; Write online versions of investigative reports and work with Digital Producers on "web extra" content for each investigation; Other duties as assigned. 3 years of investigative producing experience preferred; History of award-winning investigative journalism preferred; Must be a strong storyteller with the ability to make the complicated understandable; Must be able to use all available tools to enhance stories, from graphics to social media; Should be able to generate story ideas and determine the legitimacy of viewer tips; Strong writer, storyteller. Must be naturally inquisitive with an interest in holding government officials accountableWSYX/WTTE - Columbus, Ohio wants an aggressive and enterprising Investigative Producer to join our team. We are looking for someone with a clear understanding of how to dig for a story, research it, write it with an edge and use strong storytelling and TV production to make it powerful and memorable.Apply