Full Time Job

Northern Colorado Multimedia Journalist


Denver, CO 04-18-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Northern Colorado Multimedia Journalist, KMGH

KMGH, the E.W. Scripps Company ABC affiliate in Denver, Colorado is looking for a Northern Colorado Multimedia Journalist. This is not an entry-level position. Our viewers in Larimer and Weld counties depend on Denver television stations for coverage of issues that affect them, yet they tell us those stories frequently remain untold. By investing in a journalist who will live and work in part of the state, we are investing in hearing from those communities. The right fit for this position will be committed to getting to know their neighbors and developing meaningful relationships. They will also have a true love for owning every part of telling an impactful story, through their words and through their lens. While you'll primarily work independently, you will have opportunities to visit our Denver newsroom to collaborate and train with leadership and colleagues. You'll also team up with a photojournalist during breaking news.

• 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.

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

• 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.

Annual Salary: $80,000.00 - $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.

• 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-re0yj8-44-222-104-206-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $80,000 to $85,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

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.