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Sports/General Assignment Reporter

(Position Currently Filled)

Location: Rock Hill, SC
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: CN2
Description: Responsible for being a versatile team player who works with all segments of the newsroom to generate story ideas, shoot, write, edit, and report factual and compelling television stories, both news and sports. Organize and pitch Tri-County sports coverage. Sports anchoring on occasion.

Builds contacts in the community. Public image is a major portion of the job, as is a positive and pleasant attitude.

Reports to CN2 News Director

Duties: Research stories, set up interviews and schedule daily activities. Must have sound news judgment and the ability to generate multiple story ideas and turn them the same day. As a team player, must be willing to work a flexible schedule as news and sporting events happen (position is a news/sports hybrid job).

Must be able to shoot, write and edit with speed, efficiency and creativity. Coordinate with Producer to make sure stories are put together in an interesting and informative manner, within time constraints. Communicate clear verbal and written messages.

Must demonstrate strong organizational and long-range planning skills for big stories/events such as, but not limited to, High School Football season, National Signing Day & Summer Sports stories.

Must have a strong on-camera presence. Deliver memorable local stories.

Possible fill-in producer and anchor opportunities. Must be willing to jump in where needed.

Work with all segments of the newsroom, including web content (Twitter/Facebook/CN2 Website)

Community involvement is expected, including public appearances, parades, election coverage, emceeing opportunities, etc.

Must be flexible with evening and weekend shoots as many sporting events are scheduled outside of daily operating hours.

Qualifications: 4 year degree in Journalism/Communications or a related field required

2+ years of commercial TV station newsroom experience a plus; internships a must

Must be a creative writer with an understanding of what makes a good TV news story

Must get along with others even under the pressures of working on a “deadline.” Bring a “can do” spirit and a positive enthusiasm to our newsroom.

Comfortable with public speaking, must possess strong-fast writing skills; proficient computer skills; great time management skills

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Contractor

Position Available:

General Assignment Reporter (Part-Time)

(Position Currently Filled)

Description:

Responsible for being a versatile team player who works with all segments of the newsroom to generate story ideas, shoot, write, edit, and report factual and compelling television stories.  Builds contacts in the community.  Public image is a major portion of the job, as is a positive and pleasant attitude. Reports to CN2 News Director.

Duties:

Research stories, set up interviews and schedule daily activities.  Must have sound news judgment and the ability to generate multiple story ideas and turn them the same day.  Must be willing to work a flexible schedule as news events happen. Must be able to shoot, write and edit with speed, efficiency and creativity. Coordinate with Producer to make sure stories are put together in an interesting and informative manner, within time constraints. Cover news when it happens under deadlines. Communicate clearly through both the written story/message. Write strong scripts and have a strong on-camera presence. Deliver memorable local stories. Possible fill-in producer and anchor opportunities. Work with all segments of the newsroom, largely including web content (Twitter/Facebook/CN2 Website) Work with production crew when needed during newscast taping. Community involvement is expected, including public appearances, parades, election coverage, emceeing opportunities, etc.

Qualifications:

4 year degree in Journalism/Communications. Current college students considered if enough field related experience.

2+ years of commercial TV station newsroom experience a plus; internships a must

Must be a creative writer with an understanding of what makes a good TV news story

Must get along with others even under the pressures of working on a “deadline”

Comfortable with public speaking, must possess strong-fast writing skills; proficient computer skills; great time management skills

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Contractor

 


Position Available:

INTERNSHIPS

News Internship (Unpaid)

CN2 offers internships throughout the year, but students must be able to receive college credit and pass a background check.

This internship is designed for students interested in ultimately working on-air or behind the scenes of a TV news program. Interns will assist the producer and reporters in researching stories, assist with show scripts and getting the show ultimately on the air. That includes but is not limited to: writing scripts, organizing assignments, answering phones, gathering information, timing segments, editing & logging. Also may be asked to help during production: rolling teleprompter, working studio cameras etc..

Interns will have the opportunity to accompany the CN2 News crews in the field. Some exceptional candidates may even be sent out on vo or vo/sot alone or to check police reports. Interns have the opportunity to shoot video, stand-ups and put together full packages. This is designed to be a learning opportunity, where the student can extend their television broadcasting education beyond the classroom. Students will get out of an internship what they put into it.

This is a unique opportunity for a unique individual. The student must be excited about television, must be assertive and a team player. CN2 is only interested in individuals who are looking to continually grow and improve themselves…we strive for excellence on a daily basis and want people in our newsroom who share the same drive. Staff is happy to critique work if there’s interest.

Interested candidates should send an email with your resume to News Director, Laurabree Monday at: news@cn2.com

 



Position Available:

General Assignment Reporter ~ Full-Time
(Position Currently Filled)

CN2 is looking for a versatile employee who will be a team player and work closely with all segments of the newsroom.  If you are a great one-man-band storyteller and  a self-starter, please apply for this reporter position. You must be able to generate story ideas, have a great work ethic and a can-do attitude. You should be able to gather, write and report factual and compelling television stories. We are a small, award winning cable newsroom just south of Charlotte.

 

Duties:

Research stories, set-up and shoot interviews, organize day with deadline constraints.

Travel to and from news stories and gather elements.

Shoot video, write scripts and edit your own stories daily.

Opportunity to Fill-in Anchor

Community involvement is encouraged, including public appearances, parades, etc.

 

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent required. College degree in journalism or related field preferred.

1-2 Years of newsroom experience preferred and Producer experience a plus.

Must be able to carry and operate DVC pro camera and various pieces of equipment.

Must have exceptional organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.

We are searching for a candidate with a “can do“ attitude, who will jump in where needed and deliver memorable stories.

Please send resume and link: Laurabree Monday, News Director,  Laurabree.Monday@cn2.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Contractor.

 

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Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Opportunities for Advancement
  • On the Job Training
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • 401k With Company Match
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-term Disability
  • PTO – Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Discount on Comporium Wireless Service Plans
Successful Candidates Must:

  • Give Authorization for, and Pass an Extensive Background Check (including Credit, Motor Vehicle, Criminal, etc.)
  • Have a Stable Employment History
  • Be Drug Free
  • Complete a personal assessment

 

How, When, and Where to Apply:

  • Applications for employment are accepted online at www.comporium.com
  • Click on the careers page. Link is at bottom of website.
  • Resumes will not be accepted without completing an application.

Application process will take approximately take 45 minutes to 1.5 hours+ depending on the applicant and time spent completing the personal assessment.

Comporium is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Contractor