Reporter, MultiMedia Journalist - (8492)

News for WMBB
Panama City, Florida

posted on June 10, 2018

job posting:

Job Title Reporter, MultiMedia Journalist Education Bachelor's Degree Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Location Nexstar - WMBB - Panama City, FL 32401 US (Primary) Category News Job Type Full-time Job Description The Multimedia Journalist 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. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: • 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 in order 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 in order 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 eMedia platforms. • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites. • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned. Requirements: Four year degree in communications or related field, or its equivalent in work experience; must possess ability to operate a camera, deck, tri-pod, and editing equipment, be able to lift up to 40 pounds, and work outside during inclement weather; must possess and maintain a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record; and must possess the ability to work in a stressful environment. Two years’ experience preferred. Contract required.

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