Multimedia Journalist/Reporter

Posted by CareerPage

Colchester, VT
Posted: 2017-05-12

Description:

Local 22 (WVNY) & Local 44 (WFFF) covering the Burlington, VT/Plattsburgh, NY market is looking for a multimedia journalist/reporter.

You will set-up, shoot, write, and edit your pieces, which will appear in newscasts on Local 44 (WFFF), Local 22  (WVNY) as well as myChamplainValley.com.

Responsibilities:

Essential duties & responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community.
  • Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
  • Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.
  • Shoots and edits news events and news reports.
  • 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:

This position requires:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • Proficiency with broadcast cameras and non-linear editing software.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
  • Superior on-air presence.
  • 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.

Contact:

Nexstar Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please apply by going to:  https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5036 

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