12News in Beaumont, Texas is looking for a Multi-Skilled Journalist to join our growing newsroom.
The ideal candidate is naturally curious, authentic, engaged, social media savvy and wants to be involved in the communities which we serve.
This storyteller should live and breathe our brand of “Putting Southeast Texas First” and strive to deliver news to our viewers under three key tenets: Inform. Inspire. Empower.
You must be willing to dig deeper, seek solutions and ask tough questions.
The ideal candidate knows how to write, shoot and edit.
- Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and all digital platforms.
- Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
- Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
- Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
- Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
- Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.
- Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.
- Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.
- Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
- Enterprise news stories.
- Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
- Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology.
- Perform other tasks as required by supervisors.
- Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
- Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and time-management
- Knowledge of ENPS and Edius News Editor a plus
- Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
- Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
- BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
Work Environment: Moderate risk
Physical Demands: Medium work
Travel: Frequent: More than 25
Work Environment Set: Moderate risk: involves moderate risks or discomforts that require special safety precautions
Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.