Multimedia Journalist, WTMJ at The E.W. Scripps Company

Posted in General Business 17 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin





Job Description:

WTMJ, the NBC affiliate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is searching for a Multimedia Journalist who will be based in Sheboygan, WI. Located on Lake Michigan, Sheboygan is often called the "Malibu of the Midwest." Actual freshwater surfing happens just off the shore of Sheboygan! But that’s just part of what makes this community so great. With more than 100-thousand people who work and live there, TMJ4 is committing to covering Sheboygan County unlike a TV station ever has before: with a journalist physically located in Sheboygan. To be the station’s first-ever Sheboygan-based multimedia journalist, you’ll need deep Sheboygan connections. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about Sheboygan. Prior TV experience isn’t necessary but Sheboygan roots and ties to the community are required. Sound like you?  Apply today!

WHAT YOU'LL DO:


  • Develop sources and break relevant stories on all platforms.

  • Pitch, shoot, write, edit, and track compelling enterprise and real time stories.

  • Confirm accuracy of information before publishing, posting, or broadcasting stories.

  • Pitch stories that impact local communities.

  • Produced packaged reports and live from the scene when necessary.

  • Help news producers prepare newscasts by identifying the best video and sound and showcasing elements.

  • Cover breaking news as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:


  • Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience

  • Generally 3+ years in related field preferred

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:


  • 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

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Valid driver's license, good driving record, and ability to provide proof of insurance with the company required insurance limits

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If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

SCRIPPS' COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of more than 60 stations in 40+ markets. Scripps reaches households across the U.S. with national news outlets Scripps News and Court TV and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Defy TV, Grit, ION Mystery and Laff. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps’ long-time motto is: “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.





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