Investigative Reporter

WIAT-TV CBS42 is searching for an Investigative Reporter who is driven to seek honest, relevant, compelling enterprise stories.    The ideal candidate will be relentless in the pursuit of the truth.  A proven track record of strong journalistic skills and supreme ethical standards is a must.  The successful applicant will understand how to generate sources and will bring lead stories to the newsroom.  Stories will require a high production value.  This position requires multitasking through multiple investigations at any given time.  Proficiency in newsroom computer systems (iNews/ ENPS) is a must.  Knowledge of Panasonic cameras and AVID editing equipment helpful.   Ability to data mine, properly fill out freedom of information acts and navigate through various government entities is a must.   Job entails moderate to high stress and deadline pressure, while keeping a strong attention to detail.  Candidates must be able to occasionally shoot and edit material.

Five years of Reporter/ Anchor experience and college degree preferred.

Pre-employment background check.

Please send cover letter, resume, and DVD reel to:

WIAT-TV  –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham or email to  No phone calls please.  LIN Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

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