KRQE News (Albuquerque, NM), a #DigitalFirst operation with a focus on delivering local content on a 24/7 basis across all platforms, is seeking a Digital Crime Reporter/Content Producer to join the digital team in the news department. The Digital Crime Reporter/Content Producer will produce original, engaging content for publication on our digital platforms.
Reports well-written crime stories with self-edited video for online, describing the background and details of the events.
Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories
Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information
Gatherers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions
Pitches stories to digital managers and digital producers which are relevant to the local community
Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas
Discusses issues with digital producers and/or digital/news managers to establish priorities or positions
Checks reference materials such as public records, credible online sources, or news files to obtain relevant facts