Multi-Media Journalist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

KREX-TV

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

Position Summary:

 

The Multimedia Journalist produces, reports,
shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all
platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  

 

  • 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 in order 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 in order 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 & Skills:

     

    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. (More or less 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.

     

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:

    The Multimedia Journalist must be able to
    sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and
    memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make
    decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of
    co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in
    all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled
    conditions.  In addition, the Multimedia
    Journalist must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25
    pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or
    inadequate lighting conditions.

    COMPENSATION RANGE:

    Annual Salary: $31,200.00 – and up, commensurate with experience

    ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:

    • A career path to grow your professional experiences
    • Full medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as certain other health and wellness benefits
    • Retirement savings plan with company match
    • Other key company benefits include disability accident insurance, hospital indemnity, critical illness, life insurance, AD&D, ID protection, and employee assistance program. More details about timing and conditions of benefits eligibility and other plan terms and conditions will be provided upon hire.

     

     


    JOB EXPERIENCE

    Position Summary:

     

    The Multimedia Journalist produces, reports,
    shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all
    platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

     

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  

     

    • 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 in order 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 in order 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 & Skills:

       

      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. (More or less 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.

       

      Physical Demands & Work Environment:

      The Multimedia Journalist must be able to
      sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and
      memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make
      decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of
      co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in
      all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled
      conditions.  In addition, the Multimedia
      Journalist must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25
      pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or
      inadequate lighting conditions.

      COMPENSATION RANGE:

      Annual Salary: $31,200.00 – and up, commensurate with experience

      ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:

      • A career path to grow your professional experiences
      • Full medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as certain other health and wellness benefits
      • Retirement savings plan with company match
      • Other key company benefits include disability accident insurance, hospital indemnity, critical illness, life insurance, AD&D, ID protection, and employee assistance program. More details about timing and conditions of benefits eligibility and other plan terms and conditions will be provided upon hire.

       

       

       


      REQUIREMENTS

      Position Summary:

       

      The Multimedia Journalist produces, reports,
      shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all
      platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

       

      Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  

       

      • 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 in order 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 in order 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 & Skills:

         

        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. (More or less 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.

         

        Physical Demands & Work Environment:

        The Multimedia Journalist must be able to
        sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and
        memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make
        decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of
        co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in
        all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled
        conditions.  In addition, the Multimedia
        Journalist must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25
        pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or
        inadequate lighting conditions.

        COMPENSATION RANGE:

        Annual Salary: $31,200.00 – and up, commensurate with experience

        ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:

        • A career path to grow your professional experiences
        • Full medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as certain other health and wellness benefits
        • Retirement savings plan with company match
        • Other key company benefits include disability accident insurance, hospital indemnity, critical illness, life insurance, AD&D, ID protection, and employee assistance program. More details about timing and conditions of benefits eligibility and other plan terms and conditions will be provided upon hire.

         

         

         


        ADDITIONAL INFO


        HOW TO APPLY

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