Research Producer

  • Available:09/10/2013
  • Department: News
  • Hiring Manager: Holly Shannon

WJLA-TV is looking for a full-time off-air research producer to help turn a variety of news stories, from hard-hitting investigative reports to community-based interest stories. Applicant should have strong news judgment, proven proficiency in document and data reporting, knowledge of government operations, be able to develop a network of news sources, conduct telephone interviews, and experience writing on all news platforms. In this position, the off-air producer will be called on to provide daily research assistance to on-air reporters on deadline, interact with viewers providing news tips, develop story ideas, and work on long-term research projects.

Key Qualifications:

Ideal candidate will have at least three years of broadcast news reporting or assignment desk experience, though print and new media journalists with the requisite work experience will be considered. A college degree in journalism or another pertinent field is required. No entry level applicants, please.

Before applying for this position, you should know a few things about working on this team:

  • You will be joining a specialty media company with very powerful and positive buzz in the marketplace.
  • If you like a fast paced environment with lots of opportunities to grow your capabilities and career and would like to help establish a groundbreaking new media company, we may be the perfect place for you.

Application Procedure:

Send resume to

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Send resume to Human Resources Department,
1100 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA 22209

Equal Opportunity

It is the Station's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national, origin, sex, or other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law, in all personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training and termination. Also it is the Station's policy to promote the realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive, continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex and any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.