Full Time Job

Multimedia Journalist

Gray Television

Meridian, MS 05-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Multimedia Journalist - Wtok

About WTOK:

WTOK- Meridian, MS
- https://youtu.be/UZkHzuqtxCs

WTOK-TV is a trusted ABC network station with a history of serving the communities of eastern Mississippi and Western Alabama with top rated news, weather, and sports. We also offer syndicated programming on the CW and myTOK networks. We take pride in serving our viewers, our community, and our advertisers for 67 years. Our mission is to be engaged with the community and promote civic and economic development with a focus on improving the lives of our viewers. We use cutting edge technology to provide accurate and timely news information on television and digital platforms.

Job Summary/Description:

WTOK-TV is looking for a compelling storyteller and team player. The ideal candidate should be aggressive, self-motivated, and be able to develop local news sources and contacts in the community. The candidate should also be able to generate lead stories on a regular basis and be able to work independently with limited, direct supervision. Candidates should be an excellent writer and should be able to shoot and edit. In addition to daily broadcast responsibilities, the MMJ will also be required to post stories to digital platforms and on social media.

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Generate lead stories
- One-man band, shoot, write and edit independently
- Live Shots
- Post Stories to our digital platforms and Social media
- Host Digital News Desk segments
- Produce newscasts

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in journalism, broadcasting or communications is preferred, but not required
- Aggressive
- Self-Motivated
- Work independently with limited, direct supervision
- Excellent writer
- Team Player

▶ If you feel you're qualified, want to work with a great group of people, please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings search for station call letters and attach your resume

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5km2z-34-239-179-228-42 in your application.

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Gray Television

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.