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Multimedia Journalist

WITN

Greenville, NC 05-26-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WITN:

WITN News has been Your Breaking News and Weather Authority for Eastern North Carolina for 65 years. We produce 38.5 hours of news per week and deliver content on a 24/7 basis on our digital platforms. We're in the rapidly growing Greenville/New Bern/Washington DMA (100), with bureaus in New Bern and Jacksonville. We serve Beaufort, Bertie, Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Greene, Hyde, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Onslow, Pamlico, Pitt, Tyrell, and Washington counties. WITN is the dominant station in the market.

Job Summary/Description:

WITN is looking for someone who lives for current events – who enterprises hard news lead stories and doesn't pitch the latest press release. The ideal candidate has a knack for communication, a passion for videography, and speaks the social media language. This position is not for someone who doesn't want to make FOIA requests, examine documents and agendas and find stories that truly matter to people. It is for someone who loves finding stories, pitching them, and then reporting, shooting, and editing them! The successful candidate must be organized, driven, creative, and an active content creator. We are looking for a top-notch journalist who loves attacking breaking news and embraces a culture of urgency.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
• Reporting live daily for multiple newscasts
• Shooting, writing, editing and posting all news stories
• Working under strict deadline pressure

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Good writing skills
• Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or a related field
• Self-starter skills
• Knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as content management systems and social media
• You MUST provide a link to your resume reel
• Pre-employment drug screen, MVR check will be run

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re83y7-3-236-98-69-42 in your application.

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WITN

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.