Multimedia Journalist

WPBN-TV, Traverse City, Michigan

Date PostedNovember 15, 2017
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!


WPBN has an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). Your responsibilities as an MMJ will include reporting, shooting and editing news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as well as other responsibilities as assigned.

We're looking for someone with sharp news judgment, excellent technical skills and the ability to work well independently. Experience with live shots is required, experience with Live-U is a plus. You will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet, social networking sites and mobile phones, in addition to television.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to write and edit news copy
  • Ability to lift and operate camera equipment - as some limited photography will be required
  • Ability to create news contacts and sources
  • Ability to work independently in a positive environment

Required Experience:

  • Proven knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems
  • Strong writing and copy editing skills are a must
  • 1 - 2 years of experience as a reporter
  • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
  • College degree in Journalism is preferred
  • Previous newsroom experience is required
  • Must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record

*While applying online, please include a web link of your recent work.

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