KVUE is looking for a talented and energetic Reporter/Multi-Skilled Journalist to join our team in Austin, the Texas state capital, an emerging tech hub, and Live Music Capital of the World. The Multi-Skilled Journalist will create compelling content for all KVUE platforms, from TV to digital platforms to social media. The successful candidate should have experience finding, developing, and pitching several quality news stories every day; shooting, writing and editing assigned stories under deadline pressure; and presenting stories in a captivating and authentic manner. If this is you, we’d love to hear from you!
-Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for digital platforms and television broadcast.
-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.
-Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.
-Write and post daily on all digital platforms, including social media.
-Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (user-generated content, social media comments/posts, etc.) to enhance stories.
-Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology.
-Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.
-BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
-2-5 years of experience preferred
-Bilingual, (English & Spanish) speaking preferred
-Experience in photojournalism, video editing, and content management systems
-Understanding of the principles of professional journalism
-A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting
-Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
-Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
-Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics 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
Work Environment: Office
Physical Demands: Medium work
Travel: Occasionally: 10-25%
Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
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.