Reporter

Reporter
KAKE News – Wichita, Kansas

KAKE-TV, the ABC affiliate in Wichita, has an opening for an energetic and enterprising News Reporter in a fast-paced newsroom.  We are an aggressive, award winning shop that values the art of storytelling.

DUTIES AND EXPECTATIONS:

  • Perform active live shots in the field or studio as assigned by Producer
  • Drive and operate station vehicles
  • Travel long distances in the execution of assigned duties
  • Be available on-call as assigned
  • Look for points of difference in storytelling, including walking, talking in stand-ups and live shots
  • Support and champion the KAKE News Brand
  • Be able to post video and stories on web and mobile platforms
  • Win Breaking News

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 1 year experience as reporter or MMJ
  • College degree in broadcast journalism preferred
  • Ability to work independently with excellent editorial judgment
  • Have a valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Aggressive and competitive qualities with an overriding sense of good journalism, and fair reporting
  • Tell both sides of a story and enterprise stories on a daily basis.

When applying please note your referral source and send resume reel to:

Dave Grant
Assistant News Director
KAKE News
1500 N. West St. 
Wichita, KS 67203

Or by email: dgrant@kake.com

No phone calls please

Lockwood Broadcast Group and KAKE-TV provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.  Pre-employment drug test is required along with a background screen as allowed by federal, state, and local laws and regulations.