Full Time Job

Multi-Media Journalist


Wichita, KS 06-27-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
KSN is looking for a multi-media journalist ready to take their skills to the next level. Position requires daily writing, shooting, editing and on-camera performance. We are looking for someone to be an active member of a community and be fully immersed in the culture of that community. The right candidate will tell personal stories, hold officials accountable and develop sources. Opportunities for advancement for those committed to their personal and professional development.

If you've never been to Wichita, it is a hidden gem! This underrated city boasts an affordable cost of living, friendly people, great restaurants, up and coming arts and culture scene and very little traffic. If you are ready to come to a place where you can grow your craft, working with a great team, you are invited to apply.


Report news and feature stories, blogs and other material originated by the reporter, as assigned, and read them accurately, clearly and concisely and in an engaging manner.
• Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
• Gathers and presents accurate and interesting information for news stories and other content for all platforms.
• Evaluates news leads and tips to develop story ideas. Gathers and verifies accurate information about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation.
• Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
• Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner.
• Gather accurate and interesting information for newscast presentations
• Produce accurate, complete and compelling news copy on deadline.
• Build network of sources who supply information that allows the Company to stay ahead of its competitors.
• Develop ideas for hard news, feature and enterprise pieces.
• Present compelling, clear, creative and accurate live shots.
• Organize material, shoot and edit video and write stories based on the details and information obtained.
• Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
• Use various digital and social platforms to give updates and share news stories with the public.
• Play an active and visible role in the community.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Solid vocal delivery, camera presence, and clear enunciation.
• Strong reporting skills.
• Understand importance of social media.
• Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills.
• Must be fluent in English - Bilingual/Spanish a plus.
• Promote teamwork and maintain attitude of cooperation with all station personnel
• Adept at ad-lib presentations, without aid of scripts and/or teleprompters.
• Possess exceptional research skills.​


Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field, prefer minimum of (2) two year of experience as on-air news reporter, however strong collegiate and internship experience will be considered.

TRAINING/EQUIPMENT: Operate newsroom computer systems, editing and camera equipment.

Provide resume and digital reel when applying.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9595m-44-200-194-255-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.