Full Time Job

Multimedia Journalist

WCSC

Charleston, SC 09-23-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST (MORNINGS) - WCSC

About WCSC:

Would you like to work for the #1 station in a city consistently named by T+L as one of the best cities in the world? WCSC in Charleston, South Carolina has been the dominant #1 station in the market since sign-on in 1953. The world-famous food scene, high-tech growth and hot real estate makes Charleston one of the fastest growing metro areas in the country. Manufacturing jobs at Boeing, Mercedes and Volvo and the world-class medical community continue to make the Lowcountry a destination market. WCSC Live 5 is committed to serving the Lowcountry with breaking news, weather and investigative journalism and is the most recognized and awarded news team in the market. Learn more about WCSC Live 5 at Live5News.com

Job Summary/Description:

WCSC is looking for a morning MMJ for Emmy winning morning newscast. We need a candidate who can enterprise hard news lead stories, not pitch the news release of the day. You will not be a feature reporter. We want someone to report hard news lead stories our viewers can't get anywhere else. Our morning MMJs enterprise hard news content to air in our morning newscasts, but are always ready to run on breaking news. We are looking for a reporter who can examine documents and agendas and find stories that truly matter to people. In addition to generating story ideas, you must have the ability to report, shoot and edit video on your own. Be prepared to run your own live shots every morning. You will respond to breaking news and embrace a culture of urgency.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Live reporting daily for multiple morning newscasts
- Creative shooting, writing, editing and posting of all news stories
- Must have good writing skills
- Be able to work well under strict deadline pressure

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Ideal candidate should have at least two years' experience as a reporter or photojournalist for a broadcast news station or news website. The successful applicant's background must include, at minimum, a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or a related field. You must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as website publishing and social media. You MUST provide a link to your resume reel.

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now''

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rbo0xy-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WCSC

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.