Multimedia Journalist, KNXV – JR032039

Multimedia Journalist, KNXV – JR032039

  • Full Time
  • Phoenix
  • June 23, 2024

Scripps Media, Inc d/b/a KNXV-TV ABC15 and KASW-TV ARIZONA 61

Description:

KNXV, The E.W. Scripps Company ABC affiliate in Phoenix, Arizona, is looking for a Multimedia Journalist. This is not an entry-level position. Instead, the station is looking for a journalist who can differentiate us from our competition through source-building, skill, and storytelling. We are looking for someone who knows how to find stories you won’t find anywhere else.

SCRIPPS’ COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION:

At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at scripps.com.

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) 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 more than 60 stations in 40+ markets. Scripps reaches households across the U.S. with national news outlets Scripps News and Court TV and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Defy TV, Grit, ION Mystery and Laff. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps’ longtime motto is: “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop sources and break relevant stories on all platforms.
  • Pitch, shoot, write, edit, and track compelling enterprise and real-time stories.
  • Confirm accuracy of information before publishing, posting, or broadcasting stories.
  • Pitch stories that impact local communities and neighborhoods.
  • Produce packaged reports and go live from the scene when necessary.
  • Help news producers prepare newscasts by identifying the best video, sound and showcasing elements.
  • Organize material, determine emphasis, and write stories 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.
  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story if one is assigned.
  • Assist online staff in preparing multimedia stories.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline or equivalent years of experience preferred.
  • Generally, 3+ years of experience in related field preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written.
  • Storytelling ability.
  • 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.
  • Computer literate, including newsroom computer systems.
  • Proficient at posting content to various platforms.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.
  • The ability to work a flexible schedule is required for this position, as fill-in work will be required.

Contact:

Please apply online at http://scripps.com/careers.

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