Multimedia Journalist

Multimedia Journalist

  • Full Time
  • New Orleans
  • September 4, 2024

WGNO-TV

Description:

Details:
WGNO-TV in New Orleans, a #DigitalFirst operation with a focus on delivering local content 24/7 across all platforms, is looking for an assertive, multi-talented person to serve as a Multimedia Journalist.

We’re looking for a MMJ whose news gathering, storytelling, photography and editing skills stand out in a competitive, high-quality market. The successful candidate is a journalist who can enterprise and produce stories and news content on all platforms that viewers and digital users will not see anywhere else. This is a great opportunity for an established, skilled MMJ!

The Multimedia Journalist produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, and edits content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers.

Experience: Minimum of two years; experience in news reporting (depending on market size)

Responsibilities:

Reports news stories for broadcast, describing 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 Determiners a story’s emphasis, length, and format and organizes material accordingly Researchers and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements Shoots and edits news events and news reports Produces and present reports for all platforms Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality Writes stories for the web and other social media platforms Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites Preforms special projects and other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related filed, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experiences Fluency in English Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required Superior on-air presence Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners and other office equipment Ability to meet deadlines, prioritizes assignments and handle multi-task simultaneously Flexibility to work any shifts.

Contact:

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