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Multimedia Journalist

WCPO

Cincinnati, OH 05-17-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WCPO, Cincinnati's ABC affiliate owned by The E.W. Scripps Company is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to tell the important stories in the market each day. If you're searching for a strong newsroom with solid leadership, and want to tell stories that matter, you're in the right place.

This position would be general assignment along with a focus on consumer storytelling. If you like telling the News You Can Use stories, you'll want to apply.

Cincinnati is the largest metropolitan area in Ohio and is home to major league sports teams, the Cincinnati Reds and Cincinnati Bengals. The region's economy is powered in part by Fortune 500 companies, including Proctor and Gamble, The Kroger Company, and General Electric. For the foodies, you'll love Skyline Chili! Come join an outstanding newsroom with a supportive culture. Apply today!

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 slant or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
• Shoot video and still photos to illustrate stories.
• Edit, or assist in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
• Appear on television in packaged reports.
• Go live from the scene of events, breaking news. 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 stories for the web and social media platforms.

Dig for and find interesting consumer driven stories with a focus on helping people stay safe, save money, get the best deals, and avoid scams.
• Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit, and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
• BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent years of experience preferred
• Generally, 3+ years of 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 preferred.
• 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 and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

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-dynwzp-44-222-104-206-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WCPO

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.