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Multimedia Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more.  This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Requirements:

  • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
  • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
  • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
  • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
  • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
  • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 2+ years MMJ experience
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

HOW TO APPLY:

Contact:
For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

WHNT is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-08-18