Multimedia Journalist

Posted by Entravision

Hartford, CT
Posted: 2017-05-19

Description:

Assists with various aspects of news production. Responsible for shooting, writing, editing, and publishing content, coordinating and conducting interviews, and representing the station in community related events. Reports to the News Director.

Responsibilities:

1.      Creates multimedia content for multi-platform distribution (TV & digital).

2.      Shoots, writes, and edits story ideas.

3.      Coordinates, organizes and conducts interviews.

4.      Gathers, edits, packages and publishes local news content – focusing on (but not limited to) News, Weather and Traffic.

5.      Writes text articles, publishes video clips and edits image galleries according to the local editorial “voice in the station’s websites and social media accounts.

6.      Develops and maintains a network of contacts providing access to exclusive stories.

7.      Assists producer in establishing sources, finding and executing enterprise news investigations, building and maintaining strong list of story ideas.

8.      Represents the station in community related events.

Competencies

1.      Technical Capability.

2.      Strategic Thinking.

3.      Multitasking.

4.      Communication Proficiency.

5.      Teamwork.

6.      Ability to Work Well Under Pressure.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.  Must be willing to undertake shift work associated with working for a 24/7 news operation. Must be able to work holidays. Actual hours and schedule may vary.

Supervisory Responsibility

Reports directly to Sara Suarez

Requirements:

Required Education and Experience

1.      Bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism, or related field.

2.      Must be fluent in Spanish (high level of reading, writing, and speaking the language is essential).

3.      Must have strong English, reading, writing and speaking.

4.      Reporting, shooting, writing, and editing experience with good ratings track record.

5.      Be informed on news events locally and nationally.

Working Conditions:

1.      Ability to lift and/or carry and manage news photography and lighting equipment.

2.      Exposed frequently to outside conditions.

3.      Must be able to work holidays.

4.      Must work hours necessary to perform responsibilities as outlined above.

5.      If not a citizen of USA, must have permanent work permit.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Contact:

Please send an email to Sara Suarez at ssuarez@entravision.com

You can also send both your resume and cover letter to 33 Fourth Avenue Needham Ma 02494 as well as sending a fax to 781-433-2750

Thanks,

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