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Investigative Multimedia Journalist

KOAA

Colorado Springs, CO 06-21-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Investigative Multimedia Journalist, KOAA

KOAA News5 is seeking an experienced and dedicated Investigative Multimedia Journalist to join our award-winning news team. In this role, you will be responsible for conducting in-depth investigations, uncovering stories that hold the powerful accountable, and presenting your findings across multiple platforms.

Collect and analyze complex information of newsworthy events relying on critical relationships with local news makers. This position will be relied upon primarily for lead stories and/or specialized segments.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:
• Develop, create and research news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
• Uncover stories through investigation and research.
• Use computer database to research statistics and facts.
• 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 television program when conducting taped interview or narration
• Give live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
• Write and produce quality news stories for multiple media platforms.
• 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.
• Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
• BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent years of experience preferred
• Generally, 5+ years of experience in related field preferred

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
• Strong communication skills, oral and written
• Storytelling ability
• Promote teamwork attitude with station employees
• Exceptional on-air personality
• Multitask multiple stories
• Advance ability in critical thinking
• Valid driver's license, good driving record, and ability to provide proof of insurance with the company required insurance limits.

COMPENSATION RANGE:
Annual Salary: $70,000.00 - 80,000

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

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-gkx1wk-44-200-194-255-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $70,000 to $80,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
KOAA

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.