Multimedia Journalist

Job Description

WRTV, is now hiring for a Multimedia journalist in Indianapolis, IN!
We are committed to representing the audiences we service. These are our neighbors, our community our friends and family. Our employees bring a diversity of backgrounds, ideas, opinions, life experiences and passion for journalism.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

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.
Shoot 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 multimedia stories.
Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.

OW WE KEEP YOU SAFE:

Consistent with our commitment to maintain a safe workplace free of known hazards, all employees and visitors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We also may require staying up to date on booster shots in the future based on Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and manufacturer recommendations. If you are hired, we will require you to verify that you are fully COVID-19 vaccinated by Dec. 1, 2021 or your start date, whichever is later, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption by Scripps in writing. This requirement excludes positions located in Montana.

SCRIPPS’ COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.

Required Skills

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.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.
Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

Education Required

Bachelors degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience
Minimum of two years of experience

Benefits

Medical
Dental
Vision
401(k)
ESPP

How to Apply

https://scripps.com/careers/find-a-job/

Station:
WRTV

Location:
INDIANAPOLIS

Employment Type:
Full-time

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