Investigative Reporter - KMGH - TV

JournalistUnspecified05/10/2015KMGH - TVDenver, Colorado, United StatesSuperb research, writing, and reporting skills. Proven track record to manage multiple tasks and ongoing projects in a fast-paced environment Understanding of and experience with distribution outlets for broadcast and digital Strong analytical, research, and investigative skills Advanced problem-solving skills Commitment and ability to continue to develop sources Knowledge of and experience with social media Excellent interpersonal skills and the capacity to work well with a diverse group of individuals Proven ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment Demonstrated desire to continue to learn about emerging media and apply knowledge to work Must exhibit high standards of accuracy and fairness Ability to take initiative, receive constructive feedback, and work with minimal supervisionTeam player who works well in a collaborative environment Commitment to the values and mission of the companyThe investigative reporter is responsible for developing, researching, reporting and producing high-impact investigative stories for all presentation on all Scripps outlets -- digital, broadcast and with other media partners. He or she understands and embraces the goals of a digital news environment and social and multimedia -- driven by a desire to spur change through great reporting and storytelling. The investigative reporter is a team player who works closely with others to ensure that the mission and values of the company are integrated into editorial content. Key activities: Generate, research and report short, mid and long form investigative stories. Use sources, documents, computer-assisted reporting, and other journalistic tools to develop, report, write and produce exclusive accountability stories and investigative projects about abuses of power, corruption and betrayals of trust by public officials and other institutions changed with functioning in the public interest. Coordinate with others to create excellent, audience-directed content including multi-media and social media Coordinate with computer-assisted reporting producer and digital team to integrate data into projects Develop and implement an outreach strategy for all projects at the outset of project including identifying and building reporting partnerships with Scripps properties and other media outlets and using all the tools of social media to build communities of interest. Compile documentation to facilitate fact checking Contribute to DecodeDC and collaborate with editors, reporters and producers across multiple platforms. Meets established deadlines Adheres to Code of Ethics and Editorial Standards and Practices of the company Travel required Other duties as assignedApply