WRAL 5 On Your Side Consumer Investigative Reporter

WRAL-TV Raleigh, North Carolina


Description

WRAL News has an exciting opening for a position that hasn’t been open in decades. Due to an internal promotion, we are seeking a 5 On Your Side Consumer Investigative Reporter to join and help lead our team, which includes a dedicated producer and photographer. A journalist with a passion for breaking consumer news, digging into viewer tips, revealing new trends and pitfalls, and helping people stay safe and save money will succeed in this role.

Creative storytelling, strong writing skills and a collaborative spirit are all necessary strengths for this position, along with animated, compelling on-air presence and a proclivity for active live shots. We’re looking for an energetic reporter who wants to dive into enterprise consumer stories, hold companies and government entities accountable and make connections with the community, while always maintaining a focus on multi-platform content.

Qualifications for the position include a college degree and at least five years of on-air reporting experience, with at least three years of consumer reporting. Familiarity with local, state and federal laws relating to consumer issues, liability and investigative reporting is key, and stand-out candidates will have a sharp eye for legal pitfalls and experience working with attorneys on stories.

This position will be part of WRAL’s enterprise team and report to the enterprise executive producer. Qualified candidates should submit an application, including updated resume, reel and references.

People come to WRAL-TV and they stay. Why? We’re family. We have extraordinary expectations of each other and accept nothing short of excellence. Meshing with our standout team is as important as your skills. We’re locally owned by Capitol Broadcasting Company, a pioneering, stable, community advocate, do-the-right-thing company that offers some of the best benefits in the business.

WRAL-TV is based in Raleigh, North Carolina, consistently ranked as one of the best places to live, work and raise a family. The Triangle is an area of booming growth, with companies including Apple, Google and Amazon recently announcing major expansions here.

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.