MMJ/Reporter

Posted by World Now

Tucson, AZ
Posted: 2020-06-26

Description:

We are looking for an innovative MMJ who thrives on out-of-the-box thinking.

Candidates need to have strong writing skills with excellent news judgment and creative showcasing skills. Candidates also need to be comfortable reporting live and on-air. Team player mentality is a must. Were looking for an MMJ candidate who understands the storytelling process -- enterprising, shooting, writing, editing, and presenting on camera.

Our crew assignments vary based on the story, so our MMJs must be equally comfortable working with a photographer or alone.

The successful candidate must have strong initiative, creative, detail-oriented, and perform well under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Digital storytelling is a key component for all newsroom employees. Candidates must be skilled in using digital and social tools to enhance stories, gather information, and engage with the audience.

Applicants must also be flexible and willing to work overnights, holidays, weekends or overtime hours as needed.

 

Responsibilities:

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
- Ability to properly use social media as a news-gathering tool
- Write and post stories for all digital and social media platforms
- Develop and pitch unique enterprise stories daily
- Work well with others
- Shoot, write, edit and present compelling stories, either solo or in collaboration with a photographer
- Participate in daily editorial decisions and long-term strategic newscast initiatives
- Computer knowledge including newsroom software (ENPS), Microsoft applications (Teams) and newsroom editing software (Edius)
- Demonstrate strong editorial judgment while following journalistic ethics and libel laws
- Ability to maintain professional and ethical conduct at the station and in the community
- Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a collaborative manner with co-workers, supervisors, and viewers
- Flexibility to work varied shifts when necessary, including overnights and weekends
- Perform other duties as assigned

 

Requirements:

Requirements
- College degree in journalism or related field required or equivalent professional experience.
- Previous experience working/interning in a television newsroom required
- Experience as an on-air television reporter
- Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and motor vehicle record check

 

 

Contact:

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings and attach resume.

 

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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