WSMV is looking for a web and social media savvy news
writer to join our team. The Multimedia Producer writes news stories for
on-air and online platforms while engaging viewers through Facebook, Twitter
and other social media interactions. Excellent verbal and written
communication skills a must. The Multimedia Producer thrives in an
environment where speed and efficiency work in harmony. The work performed
is for all media platforms and initiatives, including on-air, website, app and
30% Answering phones, discerning news tips, gathering information
and dispensing that information to the newsroom
30% Posting content, including stories, videos and pictures, to the
station's digital platforms, while complying with digital publishing standards,
including AP Style guidelines and in-house style guidelines.
20% Monitors news sources to ensure news is being appropriately
10% Interacts with internal and external peers and/or manager to
exchange information related to assigned tasks
taking in live feeds and coordinating interviews.
Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications
or a related field, or equivalent training or experience.
Two or more years’ experience as a Producer or Associate
Producer in a television or cable news operation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
possess advanced and thorough understanding of legal and ethical issues
possess advanced and thorough understanding of newscast presentation and brand
possess excellent writing and graphic skills with ability to provide an
interesting and brand centric story line.
Must be a
strong communicator – verbal and written.
assimilate information quickly. Ability to compile and summarize
information into a clear, concise, and understandable presentation.
able to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously.
ability to maintain focus and composure in a creative, stressful, and fast
strong decision making skills –often on the spot.
experienced with all aspects of social media.
We are always on the lookout for bright, creative talent to be part of the Meredith team.
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