Multimedia Journalist

Job Description

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.

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.
Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

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 75 pounds

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)
Paid Time Off

How to Apply

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

Station:
WRTV

Location:
INDIANAPOLIS

Employment Type:
Full-time

Job Type:
Digital, News, On-Air,


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