Copy Writer
WRNN TV - Rye Brook, NY

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WRNN-TV in Rye Brook, NY is looking for a copy writer to primarily write text stories for a hyper-local, breaking news website and perform other tasks as assigned. Your stories will complement the website’s current videos. The successful candidate will be computer-savvy, understand the immediacy of the web and be a team player who can communicate well with producers, editors and reporters.

SKILLS
  • Strong news judgment
  • Excellent writer and self-editor
  • Excellent at applying grammar and style rules
  • Able to work quickly and accurately, especially in breaking news situations
  • Familiarity with NY/NJ region is preferred
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Generate and pitch story ideas
  • Upload your own stories to the website
  • Monitor AP wires, BNN alerts, press releases, news tip submissions, etc.
  • Brainstorm ways to enhance on-air content with web exclusives
  • Help coordinate web coverage for special events
  • Build relationships with press officers and other sources
Bachelor's degree in journalism and prior experience are preferred.

Please submit writing samples, resume and cover letter to resume@rnntv.com .

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