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Multi Media Journalist

JOB 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:

Requirements:

  • 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.

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll 
Job Req #: 7613 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-03-22