Multimedia Journalist/Reporter

Multimedia Journalist/Reporter

  • Full Time
  • Charleston
  • December 16, 2022

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Description:

The News Reporter will collect, analyze and present facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation or observation for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

Responsibilities:

• 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 • Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details • Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly • 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 • Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas • Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions • Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts • Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements • Shoots and edits news events and news reports • Produces and presents reports for all platforms • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality • Writes stories for the web and other e-Media platforms • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience • Fluency in English • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. • Minimum two years’ experience in news reporting (More or less depending on market size) • Superior on-air presence • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record • Flexibility to work any shift

Contact:

You must apply online to be considered for this position. Please go to: www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Inc. WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

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