Full Time Job

Multimedia Journalist


Boise, ID 11-06-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Are you a passionate storyteller with a keen eye for journalism excellence? KIVI Idaho News 6, located in the vibrant city of Boise, ID, is seeking a talented Multimedia Journalist to join our dynamic news team. As a Multimedia Journalist at KIVI, you will have the opportunity to produce high-quality, impactful news content that informs and engages our community. We value quality journalism and storytelling, and we are committed to providing our employees with an exceptional quality of life in the beautiful Boise area. This position offers you the chance to cover a wide range of stories, from local events to important regional issues, all while enjoying the unparalleled lifestyle and natural beauty that Boise and the surrounding region have to offer. If you are dedicated to delivering the news with integrity, creativity, and passion, and if you want to be a part of a team that values both journalistic excellence and work-life balance, then we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in shaping the future of news in Boise, ID, and be a part of our commitment to quality journalism.

The Multimedia Journalist will research, write, capture visual content and edit stories for multiple platforms.

• 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 program when conducting taped interview or narration
• Give live reports from site of event 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.

• 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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkyx54-3-238-180-174-42 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.