KWTV Multi Media Journalist

Website KWTV - News 9

DUTIES:  Shoot, write, edit and perform on-air presentation of news, entertainment, community, weather and sports stories.  Write news copy and travel to news scene to cover stories as needed.  Maintain awareness of current events.  Use Social Media as part of daily story telling.  Communicate with Assignment Desk throughout the day.  Understand and use pre-production.  Adhere to newsroom policies and procedures for video, scripts and deadlines.

 

SKILLS:  Knowledge of Journalistic standards.  Ability to perform appropriately on camera.  Accurate and comprehensive writing, shooting and editing skills as well as good communication skills.   A basic understanding of news production for multiple platforms.  Experience in the field is essential.  Must be self sufficient enough to set up and research stories with limited guidance.  Experience in web production is a plus.  Previous experience as a photojournalist, editor and/or reporter required.

 

HOURS/SCHEDULE:  Full Time – work rotating shifts and 24 hour on call availability.  Must be able to work extended schedules. Travel without advance notice possible.  No personal time off during ratings periods.

 

EDUCATION:  Formal education equivalent of BS degree in Journalism, Communication or related field.  Experience will be evaluated by Company management and may be substituted on the basis of two years of experience equals one year of education.  Two years of progressively responsible experience in a television newsroom as an on-air reporter and one year of news video-journalism experience preferred.  Link of work required.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  This position requires the operation of a company vehicle for company use, a copy of a current driving record must be provided with the employment application during the time of an interview. A driving record can be obtained from your local tag agency. At the time of hire, all employees are required to provide documentation of employment eligibility to work in the United States.  Please contact Human Resources for a list of acceptable documents

 

Please apply online at:  https://bit.ly/2MTndAN

 

Please attach link of work to online application or email to:  applications@griffincommunications.net.

 

Griffin Communications, L.L.C., an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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