Full Time Job

Multimedia Journalist

WMTW

Westbrook, ME 09-22-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
WMTW-TV, Maine's ABC affiliate, is looking for a Multimedia Journalist that has the ability to generate story ideas, write to video, and do compelling live shots. We are seeking a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. The Multimedia Journalist should be an accurate, ethical, compelling storyteller with a team attitude. The right candidate loves telling stories and delivering them LIVE to the viewers. This person will produce content on-air, online, and for our mobile devices. We are looking for someone who can shoot and edit videos and has a passion for journalism and bringing the viewer the ''big story''.

Job Responsibilities:
• Gather information for stories and live reports for newscasts that could include mornings, nights, and weekends. Variable shift possible.
• Put together high-quality packages.
• Coverage of breaking news and sports.
• Develop sources and generate story ideas.
• Shoot live shots and live interviews.
• Shoot and track news stories.
• Work with reporters on packages, special reports, and documentaries.
• In-person attendance is required.

Experience Requirements:
• At least one year of television news reporting, photography, and editing.
• Breaking news/sports reporter.
• Creative writer and packager.
• Military multimedia experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:
• Works quickly and efficiently
• Good personality. Must connect with viewers
• Must enjoy being part of a team.
• Excellent writing and packaging skills
• Must be able to provide samples of reporting and photography.
• Ability to develop contacts and generate stories.
• Ability to shoot and edit high-quality video
• Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production.

Education:
• Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
• Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Defense Information School (DINFOS) or other related military training and experience will be considered.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r000b1-100-24-118-144-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WMTW

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.