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Multimedia Journalist

KMGH

Denver, CO 02-20-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
KMGH, the E.W. Scripps Company ABC affiliate in Denver, Colorado is looking for a Multimedia Journalist. This is not an entry-level position. Instead, the station is looking for a journalist who can differentiate us from our competition through source-building, skill, and storytelling. We are looking for someone who knows how to find stories you won't find anywhere else.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:
• Receive assignments 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 writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
• Shoot video and still photos to illustrate stories.
• Edit, or assist in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
• Appear on TV in packaged reports.
• Go live 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 multimedia stories.
• Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
• Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience.
• Generally, 3+ years of experience in related field preferred.

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
• 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 and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

COMPENSATION RANGE:
Annual Salary: $74,000.00 - $85,000

Pursuant to state and local salary transparency laws, the salary range posted is specific to candidates who will perform this work in Colorado.

WHAT WE OFFER (ADDITIONAL BENEFITS):
• A career path to grow your professional experiences
• Full medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as certain other health and wellness benefits
• Retirement savings plan with company match
• Other key company benefits include disability accident insurance, hospital indemnity, critical illness, life insurance, AD&D, ID protection, pet discount program, and employee assistance program. More details about timing and conditions of benefits eligibility and other plan terms and conditions will be provided upon hire.

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-rj4by1-3-239-91-5-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $74,000 to $85,000 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
KMGH

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.