Full Time Job

Multimedia Journalist Reporter

FOX-40

Sacramento, CA 08-01-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
KTXL-FOX40, the Nexstar station in Sacramento, is looking for an experienced Reporter/MMJ to join our growing team.

The ideal candidate should have the ability to enterprise relevant, unique, broad-appeal content every day. She/He should have the skills and desire to dig deeper, go beyond the obvious and bring an investigative mindset to day-turn stories.

You should also have outstanding live reporting skills, capable of covering breaking news, severe weather, and other developing stories in a proactive, compelling, creative way.

This position will be based in the Southern region of our market, closer to the San Francisco Bay Area, focused on covering Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Amador, Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties and the cities of Stockton and Modesto.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Report news stories for broadcast and digital platforms, describing the background and details of events
• Build network of sources that will enable FOX40 News to stay ahead of its competitors
• Research topics, vet tips for credibility and relevance, gather information for possible broadcast and publication
• Arrange and conduct interviews, shoot video, edit packages (and Vo/Sots)
• Review copy for accuracy, style, proper grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial direction and guidelines
• Pitch stories of interest to a diverse audience, while also understanding the importance of targeting specific members of that audience
• Promote teamwork and maintain attitude of cooperation and collaboration with all station personnel
• Interact frequently with
• Perform special projects and other duties as assigned, including attendance at public events and community service initiatives

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to ad lib when required
• Minimum three years' experience in news reporting (Depending on market size)
• Superior on-air presence
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Social media expertise, proficiency
• Knowledge of current newsgathering technology, including video cameras, editing equipment and newsroom computer systems
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record
• Flexibility to work any shift

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4zp11-44-197-230-180-42 in your application.

Company Profile
FOX-40

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.