Full Time Job

Reporter / MMJ


Huntsville, AL 07-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Reporter/MMJ (NE)

The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more.

This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media , in the Huntsville DMA. There may be days the reporter will be assigned somewhere outside this region.
• Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
• Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn't have
• Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo's, vo/sot's and packages
• Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
• Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the Huntsville community
• Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Bachelor's degree preferred; equivalent experience required
• 2+ years MMJ experience
• Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment-also must be a good newsroom citizen
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqopk1-3-235-120-150-42 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.