Full Time Job

Reporter / MMJ


Indianapolis, IN 11-03-2020
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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

> 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

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

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.