Digital Media Reporter

WWLP-22News Published: October 17, 2018 (about 1 month ago)
Location
Chicopee
Job Type
Category
Equal Opportunity Employer
Yes

Description

WWLP-22News, an NBC affiliate, has an opening for a digital Media Reporter.  The candidate will be responsible for research, writing, capturing visual content and editing general assignment stories for multiple platforms.  Some of the principal duties and responsibilities include:

* Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
* Work with management to enterprise and develop stories on a daily basis.
* Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics and use of digital and social media platforms.
* Organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
* Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation and research.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
* Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
* Conflict management.
* Detail oriented.
* Demonstrate editorial judgment using knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws.
* Strong on-air reporting, writing, and technical skills.
* Operation of camera, camera equipment, computer and editing machine, and

transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs.
* High stress environment with deadline pressures.

HOURS:     TBD

PRIOR EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING REQUIRED:  Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.  Minimum two year’s experience in news reporting.  Excellent communication skills with the ability to ad lib when required.

APPLY ONLINE: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com

TELEPHONE: no calls please. 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

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