Multi-Media Journalist

Job Description

tar City News is looking for a passionate reporter/multi-media journalist to join our news team. This position is responsible for newsgathering and reporting for broadcast, digital, other multi-platform applications, including shooting, writing and editing. We want someone who can connect with our viewers in the Greater Lafayette area on all platforms including television, web and social media.

Responsibilities:
General assignment reporting
• Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories
• Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
• Participate in station community and promotional events
• Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
• Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills

Premiere Pro edit experience a plus, and video camera/photography skills
• Exceptional writing, speech, grammar and spelling
• Ability to lift 25-30 pounds of equipment required
• Clean background check, driving record and drug test required
• Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
• Be active on social media
• Must be a self-motivator, able to meet tight deadlines, have strong verbal and written communication skills
• Team player who is flexible
• Displays a positive work ethic and can work under tight deadlines
• High degree of integrity and professionalism
• Demonstrates good news judgment and decision making
• Multi-Media Journalist experience a plus
• Ability to communicate effectively and work well with people while under pressure
• Upbeat personality and quick wit
• Up to date on and interested in current news events
• Knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations.
• Personal initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision

Education Required

• College degree, preferably in broadcast journalism

Benefits

Vacation, 401K, Health, Dental, and Vision benefits.

How to Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and a link to your demo reel to:
Sabrina Israel, GM @ Star City Broadcasting
[email protected]

Station:
Star City Broadcasting

Location:
Lafayette

Employment Type:
Full-time

Job Type:
On-Air,


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