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News Reporter

Company: KRGV-TV
Location: Mcallen
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

  •, Channel 5 News, the ABC Affiliate and #1 news station in the McAllen- Harlingen- Brownsville, Texas market (#85), is looking for an experienced:News Reporter. (English)The successful candidate will be someone who has the ability to develop contacts and online sources to get a story that is uniquely yours. You must be able to dig, to find a story. The right candidate must have a minimum of 1-year experience reporting in a commercial television news operation.The Rio Grande Valley offers an excellent atmosphere for journalists looking to expand their enterprise reporting.Among the safest affordable places in the U.S, the RGV has very little crime, great culture and the beautiful beaches of the Gulf of Mexico at South Padre Island.This is a Full Time positionHave a passion for storytelling and aggressively creating good content on all platforms.Show strong writing skills for broadcast and digital platformsBeing bilingual in Spanish is extremely helpful.Generate significant enterprise local and hyper local news storiesThis individual should be able to understand a story from its inception, to research thesubject matter, identify the key characters and put the story together.Work closely with a photographer-visual storyteller to produce stories that stand out. (Weare not an MMJ newsroom)Do active, creative and interesting stand ups and live shotsPost daily on social media platforms including Twitter, FacebookDevelop unique contacts and continuously cultivate them.Pitch your own story ideas. Not rehash from the paperPerform other tasks as required by newsroom management.JOB REQUIREMENTSBA/BS in Journalism, Communications or related fieldKnowledge of ENPS and Edius, a plus.Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlinesOne (1) year minimum as a reporter at a commercial television news operationKRGV (ABC) is located in the warm and beautiful Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. (Harlingen Weslaco Brownsville McAllen, Texas DMA #85) Privately owned by the Manship family since 1964, KRGV offers its employees excellent benefits and use of state-of-the-art technologies. Channel 5 News is a hard news brand that drives market leading ratings in a fast growing area with significant breaking news.KRGV-TV does not discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a persons race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. The Federal Communications Commission specifically prohibits discriminatory employment practices.Informing you and your organization of the above employment opportunity is an affirmative action on our part to actively seek qualified minorities and women for our staff vacancies. Through your assistance we want to ensure that our employment opportunities are made known to members of minority groups and to women.KRGV-TV is a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.If you are qualified for the above vacancy send resume to Elizabeth Gaona, Director of Human Resources, KRGV-TV, P.O. Box 5, Weslaco, Texas 78599 or email

Keywords: KRGV-TV, McAllen , News Reporter, Advertising , Mcallen, Texas

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