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Multimedia Journalist

KIVI

Boise, ID 03-29-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Multimedia Journalist. KIVI

We are seeking a talented Multimedia Journalist to join our team at KIVI in Boise, Idaho, focusing on covering Canyon County and the vibrant city of Caldwell. The ideal candidate will be bilingual, possess exceptional storytelling skills, and have a deep understanding of the local culture and community dynamics. You will Develop a strong understanding of the communities of Canyon County and Caldwell, including their cultural, social, and economic dynamics. Cultivate relationships with community members, local leaders, and organizations to uncover compelling stories and issues that matter to our audience.

You will research, write, capture visual content and edit stories for multiple platforms.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:
• Receive assignment or evaluate news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
• Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
• Organize material, determine slant or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
• Shoot video and still photos to illustrate stories.
• Edit, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
• Appear on television program when conducting taped interview or narration
• Give live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
• Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.
• Assist news producer in preparing newscast.
• Assist online staff in preparing for multi media stories.

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
• BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent years of experience preferred
• Generally, 3+ years of experience in related field preferred

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
• Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems
• Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred
• Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment
• Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment
• Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills
• Proficient at posting content to various websites
• Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
• Valid driver's license, good driving record, and ability to provide proof of insurance with the company required insurance limits.

If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb086x-44-200-86-95-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KIVI

The E.W. Scripps Company is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets.