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Multimedia Journalist


Kansas City, MO 6 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
KSHB, the NBC affiliate in Kansas City, MO, owned by The E.W. Scripps Company, is looking for a creative and driven Multimedia Journalist.

The Multimedia Journalist is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content, and editing stories for multiple platforms. You would be joining a strong team of talented journalists with exceptional leadership. This position is for an MMJ with some experience who aims to excel in a 30's market. Bring your dedication to solid journalism and your motivation to find the kind of stories that make viewers want to watch. Kansas City is one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, known for bar-b-que, a thriving arts scene, and strong economy. Come join a team that's making a difference.

• 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 in packaged news reports.
• Report live from events 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.
• Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit, and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, including but not limited to the internet, digital channels, and social media.

• BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent years of experience preferred
• 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, 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-dy0w10-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

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.