Full Time Job

MMJ / Reporter

WPIX

New York, NY 03-31-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

WPIX is looking for an experienced MMJ/reporter to join our team covering northern and central New Jersey.

We want someone who brings great story ideas to editorial meetings, cultivates sources, and wins the story each day on ALL platforms.

You must have strong storytelling skills and an energetic/creative delivery. We are looking for someone who is enterprising and passionate about news.

Ideal candidate should handle breaking news with ease, be able to multitask on all platforms, while also being able to dig deep into a variety of topics for compelling, promotable reports with high production value.

MMJ experience is required. Extensive knowledge of the New Jersey area. College degree and a minimum of five years television news reporting experience preferred; must be a team player who can multi-task under deadline pressure and work a flexible schedule.

Primary Responsibilities
• Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
• Develop and execute enterprise content on a consistent basis
• Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
• Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
• Produce content for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and our website
• Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:
• College degree in Journalism/Communications/Broadcasting preferred; equivalent experience required
• Minimum 4 years' experience as a journalist (at least 3 of those years should be as an MMJ)
• Must be able to work with a high degree of accuracy and have the ability to solve problems quickly
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, weekends & ON CALL shifts
• Must be able to work under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task
• Proficiency in Adobe Premiere and Sony Cameras

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Company Profile
WPIX

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.