Multi-Media Journalist (Marietta Bureau)

Job Description

WTAP is looking for a full-time Multi-Media Journalist for its Marietta Bureau. Successful candidates will cover news mainly in Marietta, OH, but also in the entire Mid-Ohio Valley. Successful candidates will also have the ability to deliver compelling stories. Must be a self-motivator, able to meet deadlines, have strong verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrate good news judgment and decision making. We’re looking for someone who maintains a positive work environment. The successful candidate will shoot and edit their own stories. Position will have access to station vehicle and cellphone.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:


• Shooting/editing daily content for newscasts, website, and social media
• Reports news stories for daily broadcasts
• Operating portable live unit, conducting live shots from the field
• Generating story ideas and building local contacts
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule depending on news events
• Obtaining information about news through research, interviews, experience, and/or attendance at local event functions
• Follows up on tips that lead to news stories
• Writes stories for the web and other digital platforms
• Performs other duties as assigned by Management


• BS/BA in journalism or communications
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Computer literacy, including newsroom computer systems
• Schedule flexibility
• Videography and non-linear editing experience
• A valid driver`s license and a good driving record
• College graduates encouraged to apply


Interested candidates should send the link to a reel and resume to Phillip.hickman@wtap.com and apply online.

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Name Job Description
Business Name Gray Television dba WTAP
Education Graduate
Job Type Full Time
Job Status Interviewing
Job Shift As Scheduled
Required Travel Not Required
Link To Apply Apply Online

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