Multimedia Journalist

Multimedia Journalist

  • Full Time
  • Omaha

The E.W. Scripps Company, KMTV


KMTV, the E.W. Scripps Company CBS affiliate in Omaha, NE is looking for an experienced, Multimedia Journalist to join our 3 News Now morning team.


If you want to tell stories with integrity, live the principles of journalism, make our communities stronger, and the world around us better, come join us at 3 News Now, where Scripps is continuing to create the future of our industry with a focus on local community.


The Multimedia Journalist is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.


What You'll Do: Receive assignments or evaluate news leads and news tips to develop story ideas. Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research. Organize material, determine slant or 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. Appear on television program when conducting taped interview or narration. Give live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit. Work cooperatively with photographer if one is assigned to the story. Assist news producer in preparing newscast. Assist online staff in preparing multimedia stories. On deadline will report, write, capture quality visual content, edit, and produce stories for multiple platforms such as internet and digital channels.


What You'll Need: Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or other related degree or equivalent years of experience Minimum of two years of experience Valid driver's license and good driving record required; proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required. What You'll Bring: Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems. Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred. Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment. Experience editing video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar platform. Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills. Proficiency at posting content to various websites. Self-motivation and ability to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment. Applicants who can demonstrate live reporting and interviewing skills highly desired


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