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Multimedia Journalist

Multimedia Journalist

Position: Multimedia Journalist
Available: June 27, 2014
Department: News
Hiring Manager:

POSITION SUMMARY:


Demonstrated ability to perform live, on-scene reporting making use of taped inserts and live interviews.  Complete daily videotaped stories to deadline.  Establish news contacts/sources in coverage area.  Generate story ideas. Coordinate ideas for series/special reports.  Interview news sources to obtain material for reports.  Produce high quality news video and sound with the ability to edit the material for broadcast. Care for and maintain all assigned equipment including basic vehicle care. Safely and courteously operate station news vehicle at all times. Respond quickly and enthusiastically to all news assignments.  Utilize social media such as Facebook and Twitter to post stories and generate interaction with our audience.  Write content for ABC 33/40 website.

QUALIFICATIONS:


1.         College degree in Journalism, Mass Communications, or equivalent work experience.

2.         Minimum of 2 years TV news reporting experience preferred.  Background in news photography preferred..

3.         Able to maneuver heavy equipment successfully in the field, particularly on sites with difficult accessibility.

4.            Geographic knowledge of coverage area.

5.            Strong packaging, writing and communication skills.

6.         Able to attend work regularly.

7.         Available to work irregular hours, weekends, and holidays.

8.         Possession of a valid Driver’s License and able to operate company vehicles in a safe manner.

9.         Capable of handling the physical and mental requirements including:

·                     Ability to understand and orally communicate in English;

·                     Ability to read computer monitor information (words and data);

·                     Ability to hear detailed spoken communication;

·                     Ability to remain sedentary;

·                     Ability to perform manual dexterity tasks with hands, fingers;

·                     Ability to analyze data, concentrate, reason, and write; and

·                     Ability to perform under emotional stress.



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