Do you want to work in a newsroom that values journalistic integrity, appreciates your daily contributions, and knows when to have some fun?
WGNO-TV in New Orleans is looking for the next superstar Multimedia Journalist to join our Nightside team. You should be able to come to work with enterprise story ideas, make contacts in the community, and have a desire to win the day.
Responsibilities:Shoots and edits news events and news reports Writes stories for the web Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar, and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience, or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social, or other functions Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
Requirements:Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or a related field 2 years of MMJ experience Requirements: Requirements & Skills: Fluency in English Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
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