Digital Content Multimedia Journalist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Panama City,FL

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

WMBB-TV has an opening for Digital Content Multimedia Journalist (MMJ)  We are the Nexstar-owned ABC affiliate for the Florida Panhandle, a great news market that provides opportunities to cover a huge variety of stories.  We own breaking news and are not afraid to tackle the controversial topics.  We are an aggressive news operation and have won more awards for our coverage than any other local media outlet over the last two years. It’s a great place to call home.  You will be living in a beautiful beach community where hundreds of thousands of people vacation each year.   You will not be shoveling snow half the year.  It’s an even better place to work.  We have a recently remodeled station and newsroom (October 2019) and a new studio set (July 2022).  Our news staff is a hardworking team that gets along well with each other.  If this sounds like the place you want to begin your career and learn your craft, then you need to apply now.  This job will not last long.  Check out the job requirements and desired qualifications below.  Hope to hear from you soon. 

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 197 full power stations (including partner stations) in 115 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Learn more at http://www.Nexstar.tv.

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/ Veterans/Disabled


JOB EXPERIENCE

  • Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events
  • Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories
  • Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines
  • Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details
  • Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly
  • Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information
  • Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions
  • Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community
  • Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas
  • Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions
  • Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts
  • Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements
  • Shoots and edits news events and news reports
  • Produces and presents reports for all platforms
  • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms
  • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
  • Minimum two years’ experience in news reporting (Depending on market size)
  • Superior on-air presence
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • Flexibility to work any shift

ADDITIONAL INFO


HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

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