The MMJ gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms of the future. The incumbent shoots, writes and edits stories. In addition, the MMJ:
• Appears on-air and coordinates live shots.
• Collaborates with assignment desk, producers and managers on story development.
• Writes daily content for the website.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
20% - Coordinates story generation and source development.
20% - Shoots stories.
30% - Writes/edits.
30% - Appears live on-air.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: All must be met to be considered.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, Communications or related field
EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years of experience in multi-markets preferred
SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Strong storytelling skills.
Capable of being demonstrative.
Ability to provide active stand-ups and live shots.
Ability to enterprise hard news stories on a daily basis.
Skilled in infusing investigative elements into reports.
Strong writing, editing and shooting skills.
Good news gathering skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Attention to detail.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Strong on-air presence.
Must possess a valid Driver’s license