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Morning Reporter / MMJ

WKBW

Buffalo, NY 04-18-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Morning Reporter / MMJ, WKBW

WKBW, the ABC affiliate in Buffalo, NY owned by The E.W. Scripps Company is looking for its next weekday Morning Reporter / Multimedia Journalist. The Reporter / MMJ is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content, and editing stories for multiple platforms. You'll go live most mornings from either the field or the studio. You need to be highly organized and able to work and plan ahead regularly. WKBW has a strong group of journalists led by a fantastic leadership team. Come work in New York's second largest city that sits along Lake Erie. And, yes, it's the place where Buffalo Wings were invented! Join a dynamic team making a difference. 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 program when conducting taped interview or narration.
• Go live from the field.
• Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.
• Assist news producer in preparing newscast.
• Assist online staff in preparing for multi media stories.
• Other duties as assigned.

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
• 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, good driving record, and ability to provide proof of insurance with the company required insurance limits.

COMPENSATION RANGE:
Hourly: $29.80 - 30.77

Pursuant to state and local salary transparency laws, the salary range posted is specific to candidates who will perform this work in New York.

WHAT WE OFFER (ADDITIONAL BENEFITS):
• A career path to grow your professional experiences
• Full medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as certain other health and wellness benefits
• Retirement savings plan with company match
• Other key company benefits include disability accident insurance, hospital indemnity, critical illness, life insurance, AD&D, ID protection, pet discount program, and employee assistance program. More details about timing and conditions of benefits eligibility and other plan terms and conditions will be provided upon hire.

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-rj0y8e-100-28-227-63-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $29.80 to $30.77 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
WKBW

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.