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Reporter I, MMJ

Job Description

The WTRF
Multimedia Journalist Reporter 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.

 

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 pre‐scribed editorial style and formatting guidelines

Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects 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 to be able to provide complete and accurate information

Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or atten‐dance 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 fi les or public records to obtain rele‐vant facts

Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fi t 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 pro‐duction 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

Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related fi eld, or an equivalent combi‐nation of education and work-related experience

Fluency in English

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib

when required

Minimum two years’ experience in news reporting (Depending on market size)

Superior on-air presence

Profi ciency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other of‐fi ce equipment

Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Valid driver’s license with a good driving record

Flexibility to work any shift


 


Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196  full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices.  Learn more at www.Nexstar.tv.


EEO Statement:  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


 

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Business Name WTRF
Education Graduate
Job Type Full Time
Job Status Interviewing
Job Shift As Scheduled
Required Travel As Assigned
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