News Reporter (STT)
INNOVATIVE WIRELESS - St Thomas, VI

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ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Generate story ideas, research, gather and verify information, and produce and present stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, relevant, unbiased and meaningful to viewers
  • Analyze and interpret news and information received from various sources in order to be able to broadcast the information
  • Write commentaries, columns, or scripts, using computers
  • Examine news items of local, national, and international significance in order to determine topics to address, or obtain assignments from editorial staff members
  • Coordinate and serve as an anchor on news broadcast programs
  • Edit news material to ensure that it fits within available time or space
  • Select material most pertinent to presentation, and organize this material into appropriate formats
  • Gather information and develop perspectives about news subjects through research, interviews, observation, and experience
  • Present news stories, and introduce in-depth videotaped segments or live transmissions from on-the-scene reports
  • Ensure all content meets TV2 standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Perform other duties as required

Required Qualifications and skills

· Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or related field, or comparable television work experience; news reporting experience a plus
· Knowledge of all aspects of local news programming, especially social media
· Understanding of news production techniques
· Excellent news writing ability for all platforms
· Knowledge of newsgathering equipment and software
· Experience with editing and video taping
· Ability to develop engaging presentations
· Ability to analyze news situations in order to provide accurate information, insight and perspective
· Ability to conduct impromptu interviews, analyze and interpret information to inform and increase the audience’s understanding of the news
· Ability to provide updates on previous stories as needed when new information becomes available
· Insight and perspective are highly essential to this position
· Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to produce clear and concise written analysis and reports
· Familiarity with Adobe Premier a Plus
· In depth experience of Microsoft Office
· Excellent oral and written communication skills
· Must have a valid VI driver’s license

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Wireless Innovation provides solutions for CCTV backhaul via both wireless and satellite, wireless backup links for existing fibre and...