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Multimedia Journalist

WRTV

Indianapolis, IN 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WRTV, The E.W. Scripps Company station in Indianapolis, IN is looking for a Multimedia Journalist. The MMJ will be responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content, and editing stories for multiple platforms. The MMJ will further the mission of the station by telling impactful, character-driven stories and being involved in the community. This is the home of the Colts, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and Wonder Bread! Indianapolis has a thriving arts scene, a growing economy, and is the capital city of Indiana. Join a strong news team with excellent leadership! Apply today!

WHAT YOU'LL DO:
• Develop sources and break relevant stories on all platforms.
• Pitch, shoot, write, track, and edit compelling enterprise and real-time stories.
• Confirm accuracy of information before broadcasting, publishing, or posting stories.
• Dig for stories that impact local communities.
• Produce packaged reports and go live from the scene when necessary.
• Help producers prepare newscasts by identifying the best video and sound to showcase from your stories.
• Publish and post stories and updates to the station website and social media sites.
• Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story if one is assigned.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
• Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience
• Generally, 3+ years 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 and good driving record required, in addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required

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-gmm643-3-215-186-30-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WRTV

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.