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Multimedia Journalist at The E.W. Scripps Company

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Omaha, Nebraska





Job Description:

Primary Purpose

 

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

 

Key Activities

 


  • Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
  • Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
  • Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.
  • Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
  • Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration
  • Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.
  • Assist news producer in preparing newscast.
  • Assist online staff in preparing for multi media stories.
  • Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.

 

Skills

 

Education & Experience/Certifications


  • Bachelors degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience
  • Minimum of two years of experience

Skills & Abilities


  • Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems.
  • 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.
  • Proficient at posting content to various websites.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

 

Work Environment

 

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

 

Additional Requirements


  • 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.





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