Full Time Job

Reporter / MMJ


Indianapolis, IN 11-30-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Multimedia Journalist Reporter - The 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 WXIN/WTTV, the station websites and social media

Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field preferred
• 2 + years MMJ Experience
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
• Minimum two years' experience in news reporting (Depending on market size)
• Superior on-air presence
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record
• Flexibility to work any shift

> Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories

> Strong organizational skills Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced

> environment Excellent verbal and written communication skills Must be

> able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and

> holidays

> Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings Shoot,

> edit, write and produce 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 community Produce content for

> Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites Perform other duties as

> assigned

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.