Multi-Media Journalist (

Posted by WWLP-22News

Chicopee, MA
Posted: 2017-02-02

Description:

WWLP-22News, (NBC), has a full-time opening for a multi-media journalist. The candidate will be responsible for research, writing, capturing visual content and editing general assignment stories for multiple platforms.   

Responsibilities:

Some of the principal duties and responsibilities include:

  • Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
  • Work with management to enterprise and develop stories on a daily basis.
  • Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms.
  • Organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
  • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation and research.

Requirements:

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
  • Conflict management.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Demonstrate editorial judgment using knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws.
  • Strong on-air reporting, writing, and technical skills.
  • Operation of camera, camera equipment, computer and editing machine, and transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs.
  • High stress environment with deadline pressures.
  • Travel will be required on a regular basis; work may be performed in extreme outdoor temperatures.
  • A valid drivers license and an acceptable driving record are required.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING REQUIRED:  Bachelors degree in Journalism required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education), 3+ years experience as a multi-platform journalist.

Contact:

APPLY: please visit the Jobs at WWLP.COM page on WWLP.com and click the search button.

TELEPHONE: No calls please.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

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