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Reporter/Multimedia Journalist
WVNS TV 32 Days Ago
Overview
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Jobs in Broadcasting
Job Shift: As Scheduled
Posted: 03/21/2018
Zipcode: 25843
City: Ghent
State: West Virginia
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Required Travel: As Assigned
Requirements
Minimum Education: College
Degree Title:
Minimum Experience: 1 Year
Job Status
Job Status: Interviewing
Start Publishing: 03/19/2018
No of Jobs: 1
Stop Publishing: 04/19/2018
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Description

The Multimedia Journalist produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

Essential Duties & 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 in order 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 in order 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 eMedia platforms.
  • • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
  • •Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

WVNS TV and 59News produces more than 30 hours of news and weather content for southern West Virginia. Programming includes the region’s only hour long 10:00 pm newscast.

If you’re into adventure, WVNS it the place for you. The station is located at the base of a ski resort. It has world class white water rafting and zip lining through the gorges. If you like backpacking, we have the Allegany and Appalachian trails. National Parks and miles of hiking trails are in our backyard. The area hosts the PGA tournament, Greenbrier Classic. The area also offers rock climbing, lakes, outdoor sports, and many other leisure activities. 

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WVNS-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

WVNS-TV is an equal opportunity employer.   Req #7897

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