Multimedia Journalist

Reporter for E. W. Scripps Company
Detroit, Michigan

posted on January 12, 2018

job posting:

Position: Multimedia Journalist Company: E. W. Scripps Company Station(s): WXYZ-TV-TV Job Type: fulltime Hours: Compensation: 33.00 / hour Job Description: The Multimedia journalist is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms. Key activities Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas. Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research. Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards. Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories. Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms. Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit. Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned. Assist news producer in preparing newscast. Assist online staff in preparing for multimedia stories. Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels. Ability to work a variety of shifts, including mornings and weekends. Skills & Abilities Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems. Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred. Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment. Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment. Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills. Proficient at posting content to various websites. Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment. Work environment Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds. Benefits: medical, dental, optical, life insurance, STD, LTD, 4011k, paid time off Education Required: Bachelors degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience Experience Required: Minimum of two years of experience Other Requirements: Date Available: 01/12/2018

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