Reporter / Multi Media Journalist
Career Area: News
Media Product: Broadcast
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Hours: Full Time
Job ID: CMH-000279
Open Date: 1/25/2017
Close Date: 12/31/2017
# of Positions: 1
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NBC 4 (WCMH-TV) is an NBC affiliate of the Media General Inc. is looking for a Multi-Media Journalist to join the newsroom team. A Multi-Media Journalist is responsible for developing and nurturing local news contacts, developing unique stories, covering breaking news and following up on news stories. DJ develops the story, shoots, writes and edits the story, and is responsible for its presentation on multiple media platforms. The candidates for this position must have a passion for advocacy on the part of the customer. It is critical that a Digital Journalist be a highly motivated individual who is well versed in the rules of journalism, capable of working in a self directed environment and able to exercise a high level of creativity, innovation and enterprise when creating stories for presentation across multiple media delivery platforms. Qualified candidates will have a B. A. or B. S. from an accredited college or university. Exceptions to the educational requirements could be made to candidates with strong professional experience or skills in a critical coverage area of interest. 2-5 years experience working as a reporter or photojournalist for a local newspaper, television station, radio station or website or demonstrated expertise in an assigned subject or geographic area. Experience should include a demonstration of writing, shooting and editing skills or a clear propensity to learn and acquire the necessary skills and abilities to perform the duties associated with the job. Clear driving record and a valid driver�s license for the state where most of the work is performed is a must. To apply, please send your resume to WCMH-TV HR, 3165 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio 43202; apply online at www.mediageneral.com/careers. Background check and drug screen required. EOE M/F/V/D
Ability to work with microphones, lights and tripods associated with video and still photography. � Cellular telephone and Wi-Fi equipment. � Basic familiarity with HTML web skills
Computer skills with AP ENPS, Word, Outlook, Excel, Photoshop Elements, and video editing software.
Passion for consumer advocacy. Creative writing skills w/ innovative approach to telling relevant stories to an audience over mult media platforms. Self-directed. Time management. Produce stories in a creative manner, finding interesting angles that will tell local stories in a compelling manner for mult media platforms. Familiar w/ the operation of digital video/still cameras/associated editing equipment/software used in processing raw images into completed content for mult media platforms. Spends majority of time outside of the newsroom, maintain notes, tips, archives and other resources associated w/ developing stories of a local nature. Will develop news sources in the community. Appear on air, live, during regularly scheduled or special broadcasts. Strong writing skills, sound journalistic ethical judgment. Cellular telephone / Wi-Fi equipment. Familiarity w/ HTML web skills, Computer skills with AP ENPS, Microsoft Office, Photoshop Elements, and video editing software.
Bachelor's Level Degree
Journalism / Communications or any related field
1-5 years EXP working as a reporter, MMJ, or photojournalist for a local TV station, radio station or website or demonstrated expertise in an assigned subject or geographic area. EXP will be demonstrated through a portfolio of published/broadcast works or record of work and professional EXP related to the assignment. Experience should include a demonstration of writing and on-camera presentation.
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