Multimedia Journalist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

WDTN

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

The Multimedia Journalist Reporter produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

JOB DESCRITPION:

-Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
-Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories. 
-Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
-Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details.
-Determines a story's emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly.
-Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
-Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.
-Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community.
-Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.
-Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions.
-Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts.
-Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements.
-Shoots and edits news events and news reports.
-Produces and presents reports for all platforms.
-Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
-Writes stories for the web and other eMedial platforms.
-Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites .
-Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS & SKILLS:

-Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
-Fluency in English.
-Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
-Minimum tow years' experience in news reporting (depending on market size).
-Superior on-air presence.
-Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
-Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
-Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
-Flexibility to work any shift.


JOB EXPERIENCE

Minimum two years' experience in news reporting (depending on market size).


REQUIREMENTS

-Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
-Fluency in English.
-Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
-Minimum two years' experience in news reporting (depending on market size).
-Superior on-air presence.
-Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
-Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
-Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
-Flexibility to work any shift.


ADDITIONAL INFO


HOW TO APPLY

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