MMJ/REPORTER

Job Description

14 News has an immediate opening for a talented Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist (MMJ). Successful candidate must be a team player with a great attitude and bring professionalism, personality, energy, and confidence to our newscasts. This person is a strong writer, who has the ability to tell memorable stories, and demonstrate strong news judgement. Our reporters grow from good to great.

Required Skills

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

Reporting, creative shooting, writing, editing and posting of news stories, both hard news and features. Must have good writing skills and must be able to work well under strict deadline pressure.

– Gather, write and present news reports for various newscasts including various digital platforms
– Shoot and edit video and interviews using PS High Definition cameras and non-linear editing programs
– Contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day both the field and the station
– Develop a network of sources
– Participate in story selection process through meetings, and contribute story ideas daily
– Shoot independent live shots
– Other duties as assigned by Content Management
– Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field
– 1-2 years reporting experience/live reporting, preferred
– Strong verbal and written communication skills including excellent news writing and visual story-telling ability
– Familiarity with digital video cameras, non-linear editing, and Social Media platforms
– Ability to lift 35-40lbs of gear
– Willingness to work evenings, weekends and holidays if needed
– Valid Driver’s License

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

Education Required

Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field

Benefits

Gray Television offers Major Medical, Dental, Vision, Accident Insurance, company-paid Life and Disability programs, Whole Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Health Savings Account, Paid Time Off, and Paid Parental Leave to eligible employees.

How to Apply

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

Station:
WFIE

Location:
Evansville

Employment Type:
Full-time

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