Full Time Job

Multimedia Journalist


Presque Isle, ME 04-04-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WAGM:

WAGM is a CBS and FOX affiliate, with the #1 rated 6PM News in the Nation! Bordering Canada to the north, east, and west. We serve Aroostook County, an area larger than the state of Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. Here it is known simply as ''The County''. Enjoy the way life should be, here in the country. With its natural beauty; all four seasons offer new opportunities, from water sports on our numerous lakes, hiking and camping in Aroostook State Park, skiing Big Rock Mountain, or ATVing and snowmobiling our 2300 miles of groomed trails.

Job Summary/Description:

A Multimedia Journalist is responsible for gathering daily news content and telling a compelling story through creative writing and video editing for broadcast and digital platforms. MMJ's cover all types of daily news stories from lighthearted to tragic. The MMJ is also required to cover breaking news with an emphasis on accuracy and quality.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
• Researching, writing, and editing daily content for television and web platforms
• Working with management and staff to generate stories and content
• Post stories and updates to station website and social media.
• Meeting daily deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to operate and contribute to a team environment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Computer literacy, including newsroom computer systems.
• Ability to research and schedule future stories or features.
• Ability to deliver information live on television using a 'one man band' set up of camera, and TVU backpack
• Promo upcoming stories on FACEBOOK LIVE
• Willingness to work weekends/holidays and 'non-business' hour shifts
• Appear at station-sponsored events and promote station/brand
• Backup Anchor when necessary
• Other Duties as Assigned

• College degree in journalism or related field preferred.
• Position requires a clean driving record and a valid driver's license.
• The ability to carry 30 to 50 pounds of equipment.
• Professional appearance a must
• A general knowledge of the use of television news cameras (P2, Sony, etc.)
• A general knowledge of newscast production systems (ENPS, iNews, etc.)

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WAGM-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before or by the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1k03v-3-230-143-213-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.