Job Information Reporter Company Information
Company WDSU-TV
Contact Name Chelsea Swinford
Contact Email
Since 12/31/1969
Job Information
Job Type Full-Time
Department Reporter
Category Television
Posted 08/10/2017
Minimum Education University
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 3 Year
Job Status
Start Publishing 08/10/2017
Stop Publishing 09/04/2017
[New Orleans,United States ]

WDSU 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 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.

Job Responsibilities:                                     



  • Regularly plans, gathers and assembles stories on day-of news or special project assignments


  • Works with or without a photographer to gather and edit compelling video and captivating sound


  • Coordinates with news managers and producers to develop stories that go beyond surface details, that accentuate unique enterprise angles, and have exclusive content


  • 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

To Apply Please visit to apply.





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 drivers 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                  





  •  Bachelors degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience



Preferred Skills
Share on Google+ Friend Feed Share on Blog Linkedid MySpace Twitter Yahoo Share on Digg Share on facebook
Facebook Comments

Louisiana Association of Broadcasters

660 Florida Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801 USA
Phone: +(225) 267-4522
Fax: +(225) 267-4329