Multimedia Reporter

Posted by Nexstar

Salt Lake City, UT
Posted: 2017-03-08

Description:

Good4Utah (KTVX-KUCW, the ABC/CW affiliates) in Salt Lake City, UT is seeking an experienced Multi-Media Journalist for our southern Utah bureau located in St. George, Utah.

The successful candidate must be a strong writer, assertive news gatherer who is skilled at developing contacts, pitching original, enterprise stories and quick to respond to breaking and developing news. The successful candidate will also be assertive and effective with digital news, social media reporting and content sharing. Were seeking a creative, experienced storyteller who excels at active reporting, engaging live news presentation out in the field and in the studio. The successful candidate will have experience and knowledge with computer-assisted reporting, know how to dig for and deliver compelling stories that impact viewers lives. We want a smart storyteller, who doesn’t rely on the day planner, the newspaper, and sound with officials only. Good4Utah is a proud community advocate - we want a diversely skilled MMJ/Reporter/Producer who can help deliver compelling, meaningful content across all of our platforms including traditional broadcast, web, mobile and social media. This position is part of our weekday news team, but must be ready to cover stories after-hours, on weekends and holidays if needed.

Candidates with a minimum of at least two years of on-camera experience are encouraged to apply.

Requirements:

Requirements & Skills:

Bachelors 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. 
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 drivers 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.

 

Contact:

Apply for job at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

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