A Capitol Reporter job is now available.
If the top beat in news coverage today is politics then you can start at the top.
Coastal Television Holdings Company LLC is looking for a Capitol Reporter.
This could be your Dream Job covering Federal, State and Local Politics.
As a Capitol reporter your job will take you from Las Vegas to Washington DC, Alaska, Georgia, Nevada and Wyoming.
You will be working with a developing News Bureau covering multiple State and Federal Politics.
Who is Coastal Television Broadcasting?
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, Coastal Television Broadcasting Holdings LLC is engaged in the operation and acquisition of television broadcasting stations located in mid-to-small sized markets. Coastal TV owns and operates KTBY, KFNB, KLWY and WLOV, the FOX Broadcast affiliates in Anchorage, AK, Casper, WY, Cheyenne, WY and Tupelo, MS, respectively.
Coastal TV also provides advertising sales and other services under arrangements with KYUR (the ABC affiliate) and KYUR-DT.2 (the CW Plus affiliate) in Anchorage, AK.
Under an agreement between Coastal TV and the owner of KATN, KATN-DT.2 and KATN-DT.3 in Fairbanks, Alaska, and KJUD, KJUD-DT.2 and KJUD-DT.3 in Juneau, Alaska, Coastal TV provides certain of the stations’ non-network programming. KATN and KJUD are the ABC affiliates in Fairbanks and Juneau, respectively. KATN-DT.2 and KJUD-DT.2 are the FOX Broadcast affiliates in Fairbanks and Juneau, respectively. KATN-DT.3 and KJUD-DT.3 are the CW Plus affiliate in Fairbanks and Juneau, respectively.
Coastal TV also provides services under arrangements with the owners of KTWO and KKTQ, ABC affiliates in Casper and Cheyenne, WY, respectively, and the Owners of KGWC, the CBS affiliate in Casper, WY.
What is the job?
This Capitol Reporter job will be located in Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada with travel assignments specifically within a multi-state area supporting our news network. Areas of assignment include Alaska, Georgia, Nevada, Wyoming and Washington DC.
Assignments are Political Reporting, Intimate Interviews along with developing lasting relationships with political leaders and persons of interest built on trust and credibility.
Producing and filling in to Anchor, along with participating in and producing weekly political programs created and hosted by you, and your colleagues, are a benefit to this position.
We’re looking for a dedicated reporter who works well independently, has good critical thinking skills, and who isn’t content to sit and wait for a public information officer to call you back.
Must be technical in nature and able to connect with potential interviewees by many different methods other than a personal visit.
As a Political Bureau Reporter, you are responsible for making contacts with community leaders and developing your own story ideas. You must be a self-starter who can meet deadlines without supervision!
A degree in journalism is required, Political Science or studies is a welcomed addition.
Preference is not entry level, however we will consider anyone demonstrating the qualifications and education as described.
Must be well versed in shooting, editing, newsroom experience, and the ability to work well with others. Be a team player and leave the newsroom drama behind.
When applying, please include a link to your reel on your resume.
You must have a good driving record.
Resumes can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Coastal Television is an equal opportunity employer.