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Multimedia Journalist / Producer


Myrtle Beach, SC 07-25-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
WBTW News 13 in Myrtle Beach SC is looking for a MultiMedia

Journalist/Producer. The MultiMedia Journalist researches, writes, captures visual content and edits general assignment stories for multiple platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers. For this position, it's part MMJ, part Producer. The Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

• Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
• Shoots and edits news events and news reports
• Work with management to enterprise and develop stories daily
• Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms
• Organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards
• Gather and verify information regarding stories through interview, observation and research
• Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories
• Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines
• Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions
• Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community
• Collaborates issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions
• Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
• Performs other duties as assigned

• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms
• Writes and orders news stories
• Approves scripts
• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts
• Edits video
• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms
• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Conflict management
• Detail oriented
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record
• Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment
• Flexibility to work any shift

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjwp41-35-168-110-128-42 in your application.

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.