WRAL News is seeking an engaging, experienced Multimedia Journalist who is focused on covering Raleigh city government, neighborhood issues, development and growth. This individual will want to dive into the community they'll be covering, get to know local leaders and understand what matters to people in North Carolina's capital city.
The ideal candidate will be experienced in digging through agendas, connecting with sources and breaking news on both television and digital platforms. This individual must generate beat-centered story ideas daily; conduct compelling interviews; and creatively produce television reports in a clear, imaginative manner. The individual must have strong writing abilities, solid news judgment and a strong sense of visual storytelling. This person must be social media savvy and utilize all platforms to gather information and generate audience attention. Requirements include at least three years of previous experience reporting in local television news and a four-year college degree.
WRAL is locally owned by Capitol Broadcasting Company, a community-oriented company that offers some of the best benefits in the business.
A pre-employment drug screening is required. EOE, M/F. All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free. Capitol Broadcasting Company participates in E-Verify.
Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TV, WRAL Digital, WRAZ-TV, WRAZ Digital, WRAL-FM, WRAL-HD2, WCMC-FM, WCMC-HD1, WDNC-AM, WCMC-HD2, WCMC-HD3, WCLY-AM, WCMC-HD4, Microspace, CBC New Media Group and Wolfpack Sports Properties (a joint venture with Learfield) in Raleigh, NC; WILM-TV, WILT-LD and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; The Durham Bulls Baseball Club, Bull City Hospitality, and the American Underground startup hub in Durham, NC; Holly Springs Salamanders in Holly Springs, NC; and real estate interests including the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham, NC, and Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount, NC, and Professional Builders Supply, (an equity partnership) in Morrisville, NC.