Multimedia Journalist

Posted by EW Scripps

Green Bay, WI
Posted: 2020-07-19

Description:

WGBA, the Scripps NBC affiliate in Green Bay, Wisconsin is looking for a passionate, and ambitious self-starter Multimedia Journalist to join our news team. 

We seek candidates who are enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering stories that make a difference within a 24-hour breaking news environment! 

Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, timely enterprise news thats important to the local communities we serve.

Responsibilities:

You Will:

  • Responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.
  • Receive assignment or evaluate news leads and news tips to develop enterprise story ideas.
  • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
  • Organize material, determine slant or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
  • Shoot video and capture images to illustrate stories.
  • Edit, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
  • Appear on television program when conducting taped interview or narration
    Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.
  • Assist news producer in preparing newscast.
  • Assist online staff in preparing for multi media stories.
  • Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.

Requirements:

You Bring:

  • Bachelors degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience.
  • Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems.
  • Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
  • Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment.
  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.
  • Proficient at posting content to various websites.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Valid drivers license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

Contact:

Apply here: https://scripps.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Scripps_Careers/job/Green-Bay---Appleton-WI---WGBAWACY/Multimedia-Journalist--WGBA_JR023661-1  

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