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Multimedia Journalist

WALB

Albany, GA 05-23-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST (TIFTON BUREAU) - WALB

About WALB:

WALB-TV is the dominant #1 station and award-winning NBC/ABC affiliate in Albany, GA. WALB began broadcasting on April 7th, 1954 becoming the flagship broadcast TV station of Gray Television. We service more than 40 counties across South Georgia, including news bureaus in the cities of Thomasville, Valdosta, and Tifton.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
- Work and Live in Tifton, GA
- Research, pitch, gather, shoot, write, edit, and report news stories for broadcast and digital platforms
- Live reporting daily for multiple newscasts
- Turn more than one news story daily
- Develop and maintain sources of information and knowledge about assignments
- Make regular beat checks
- Computer knowledge including newsroom software (ENPS), Microsoft applications, and Internet use
- Demonstrate strong editorial judgment while following journalistic ethics and libel laws
- Must stay current with national and local news/weather, know what is going on in the community
- Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a collaborative manner with co-workers, supervisors, and viewers
- Ability to maintain professional and ethical conduct at the station and in the community
- Be able to work well under strict deadline pressure
- Work a flexible schedule but not limited to overtime, holidays, and weekends
- Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
- College degree in journalism or related field required or equivalent professional experience
- Must hold a valid driver's license, be insurable and pass a mandatory drug screening

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4yp7z-34-236-187-155-42 in your application.

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WALB

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.