Multimedia Journalist

Reporter for WEWS
Cleveland-Akron, Ohio

posted on July 31, 2019

job posting:

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 multi media stories. • Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels. Skills • Education & Experience/Certifications • Bachelors degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience • Minimum of two years of experience 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. Additional Requirements • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds. • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

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expires on 10/29/2019