Full Time Job

Multi Media Journalist

WTVJ

Miramar, FL 04-14-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
WTVJ, NBC Universal's Owned Television Station in South Florida, is looking for a Multi Media Journalist who is a strong storyteller both online and on TV. The ideal candidate excels at shooting and editing video to craft engaging and compelling stories. We want someone who can be a strong community member in and out of the newsroom and will seek out characters to make storytelling unique and relatable.
• Enterprise and pitch unique angles to topical stories
• Strong video shooting and editing skills
• Identify and pitch angles on big daily news stories and follow developments when appropriate
• Ensure stories are told in a compelling way with context and perspective
• Build relevant contacts and sources within the community
• Deliver live and recorded news events/stories authentically, accurately and in a compelling and engaging manner
• Ensure news gathering and storytelling techniques are in line with NBC News legal/standards guidelines
• Think visually using creative and high-quality production techniques including a variety of video angles, graphics, viewer photos/videos and virtual interviews
• Post digital content of daily stories
• Identify and produce additional digital content for stories when appropriate or assigned
• Use social media to promote stories and engage viewers

Qualifications/Requirements
• Minimum 3 years of experience in newsgathering and/or news production
• B.A. degree or equivalent in areas such as Journalism & Communications, or related field.
• Must submit a resume/CV online as well as a link to recent work
• Must be willing to work a flexible schedule which could include overtime, nights, holidays and weekends
• Must be willing to work at the station's Miramar location
• Must be willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
• Must be willing to work in high-risk emergency situations including hurricanes

Desired Characteristics
• Strong journalistic and communication skills
• Excellent writing, storytelling and live reporting skills with the ability to juggle multiple daily and short-term projects
• Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
• Possess strong, detail-orientated research and writing skills
• Ability to speak and understand Spanish a plus
• Have a creative approach to digital platforms
• Strong, working knowledge of how to use social media to strengthen the brand, interact with viewers and promote stories
• Collaborative team player with a good attitude focuses on finding solutions
• Strong understanding and demonstration of editorial judgment and journalistic ethics, including a current knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations
• Demonstrated ability to solve problems and prioritize work
• Familiarity with emerging news production techniques and technology, with a pioneering spirit with desire to learn emerging technologies

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re8kv8-3-238-98-214-42 in your application.

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