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Multimedia Journalist

Scripps

Phoenix, AZ 05-15-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Are you passionate about storytelling and eager to make a difference in the world of journalism? KNXV ABC 15, a Scripps-owned station located in the vibrant city of Phoenix, Arizona, is seeking a talented and dynamic Multimedia Journalist to join our award-winning team.

As a Multimedia Journalist at KNXV ABC 15, you will have the opportunity to showcase your skills in both traditional and digital media platforms. You will be responsible for researching, writing, shooting, editing, and presenting compelling news stories that resonate with our audience. Your ability to think creatively and adapt to the ever-changing media landscape will be crucial in delivering high-quality content across multiple platforms.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:
• 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 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 multimedia stories.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
• Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience.
• Generally, 3+ years experience in related field preferred.

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
• 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.

If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkxo74-44-222-104-206-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Scripps

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.