Careers – Land Intelligence

Investigative Reporter and Journalist

Job Title
Investigative Reporter and Journalist
Job ID
27682945
Location
Columbia,  SC 29201
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Description

Investigative Reporter and Journalist

Job Summary:

Land Intelligence, Inc. is seeking an experienced Investigative Reporter to join our team.
We are focused on the land development and commercial real estate industry.

The ideal candidate will have a proven reputation as a trusted investigative journalist and will be known for digging deep to uncover the truth. They will have experience in delivering strong enterprise stories. This individual is ambitious and a creative storyteller with the ability to authentically engage and connect with our audience across all platforms. 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for investigating important and complex community issues by developing valuable sources and using the latest investigative tools, including data journalism, to expose problems and find solutions
  • Be tenacious in uncovering stories to develop exclusive and compelling investigative reports
  • Expected to develop investigative story lines for daily coverage as well as working investigative angles during big breaking news stories
  • Source and generate leads in an effort to create original and impactful short term and long term content
  • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Fluent in Social Media with the proven ability to create a strong social media presence and leverage social media to generate stories and gather viewer input
  • Showcase dynamic organization skills in order to juggle daily and long-term investigative projects in one of the nation’s top markets

Basic Qualifications:

  • Prior experience as an investigative reporter
  • Prior experience of range, from liquor boards and zoning hearings, to high level press events.
  • Exceptional reporting, writing and interviewing skills
  • Ability and willingness to use the latest technology and production techniques to shoot, write, edit and publish content under deadline
  • Ability to uncover stories through investigation and research
  • A collaborative self-starter
  • Successful in creating and maintaining reliable contact relationships

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience as an investigative reporter within a local TV station strongly preferred
  • On-camera experience working in a major market
  • Strong organizational, research and journalism skills

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting or related field or equivalent work experience
Required Skills

Ability and willingness to use the latest technology and production techniques to shoot, write, edit and publish content under deadline

Strong organizational, research and journalism skills

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