Multi Media Journalist
I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.
The Multi-Media Journalist enterprises and generates daily news stories for live broadcast, station website(s) and all current and future media platforms. In addition, the Multi-Media Journalist:
•Shoots and edits news material.
•Performs engaging stand-ups or live shots as assigned.
•Drives and operates microwave vehicles.
•Posts stories on station website.
•Strategically engages in social media.
II.Essential Job Functions:
Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
45% Gathers information and images in the field for broadcast, station website(s) and all current and future media platforms. Records moving video and takes still pictures. Determines appropriate lighting for all video/picture platforms. Works collaboratively with Multi Media Photographer-Jouranlist or alone. Writes exceptional news copy for broadcast, station website(s) and online text.
25% Edits images/video captured for live broadcast, station website(s) and all current and future media platforms.
20% Posts news content including text, video and still images to station website(s).
10% Strategically engages in social media.
III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.
Five to seven years related reporting experience. Experience with a regularly franchise strongly preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong understanding of reporting – legal, journalism, ethical issue
Must be understand/able to use news management software and editing, preferably, iNews and Avid.
Must possess strong research, journalism and storytelling skills.
Must possess strong organization skills.
Ability to multi task and manage short and long-term projects.
Must possess strong writing skills a priority.
Ability to work under minimal supervision.
Strong on-air presence.
% Travel Required (Approximate): 50%