Senior Field Correspondent - Business

    
Job Summary
Researches, writes, edits and delivers news programming to statewide, regional or national audiences.  Exercises advanced and independent editorial and logistical decision making duties. May serve as a special assignment reporter.
   
Essential Functions
80% - Reports issues of interest with the highest journalist standards of fairness and balance, accuracy, range of perspective and integrity for the KJZZ Radio Station and related bureaus; writes, mixes and file spots in-depth news stories across multiple media platforms, both on and off deadline; utilizes studio, field, transmission and standard office equipment to execute projects, including sound and video editing software and file transfer technology.
10% - Provides context to the news department to foster understanding of background information necessary to advance news stories in the region.
10% - Participates in fundraising activities and performs other duties as assigned.
   
Minimum Qualifications
1- Two (2) years' experience as a reporter/editor for a newspaper, magazine, web site or broadcast station
2 - Excellent written skills as demonstrated through a cover letter and resume to be attached to the MCCCD application
   
Desired Qualifications
1. - Two (2) or more years' of business/economic reporting experience
2. - Journalistic experience at a public radio or television facility
3. - Experience working with national or regional news outlets
4. - Excellent reporting and writing skills as shown through portfolio of work in any format
   
Special Working Conditions
Must be able to work non-standard, irregular hours; may be required to carry remote broadcast equipment; requires lifting up to 50 lbs.
   
Special Notes
The primary location for this position is in Tempe, Arizona, but employees may be based outside of the station or in a remote bureau.

Applicants should drop off or mail their portfolio containing recent examples of work in any media format to the MCCCD Strategic Staffing Office located at 2411 W. 14th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281. All materials must be submitted by 5 pm of the application deadline. Please include the job ID number (#14256) on the envelope or packaging.

Please visit the website for full job details, qualifications and application requirements: http://www.maricopa.edu/employees/divisions/hr/jobs/current

Please reference Job ID 14256 Sr. Field Correspondent

Position opens on 2/10/2014. The deadline to apply is 4/16/2014.

Please note: applicants will not have access to the online application system 10:10-10:30 p.m.

KJZZ is licensed to Rio Salado College; the Maricopa Community College is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.