Multimedia Reporter

MassLive, Boston, Massachusetts

Date PostedFebruary 12, 2018
IndustryDigital Media
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified

Now hiring: MultimediaReporter

Location: Massachusetts, serving an average of 4.1 million monthly unique visitors* and a leading digital media property in Massachusetts, is looking for a Multimedia Reporter to create engaging and dynamic digital content. The right candidate will be highly skilled, able to tell compelling stories through text, top-quality videos and photos. You should live and breathe in the world of digital multimedia—we want a reporter who is engaged on social media, is a news junkie and wants to break the next big story.  You will be joining an innovative, nimble news organization that values its employees. 

We’re seeking candidates with 2-5 years of experience at a daily news organization. The Multimedia Reporter will work closely with website managers to maximize audience growth and community engagement. 

To be a good fit for the Multimedia Reporter position you will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Communications or related field;
  • No less than 2 years relevant professional news reporting experience;
  • Strong Multimedia skills including ability to shoot/edit both photos and video;
  • Comfort level producing and packaging digital content;
  • Ability to write iteratively and often;
  • Proven ability to report, write clean copy and copy edit (AP style);
  • Solid understanding of news writing, journalistic standards and story structure;
  • Ability to aggregate from credible sources;
  • Experience with SEO best practices;
  • Willingness to consistently engage audience on social media and MassLive comment streams;
  • Ability to work independently while maintaining operational communication with supervisors;
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite;
  • Early adopter of new technologies, new processes and best practices for creating and maintaining digital content to drive audience growth;
  • Results driven, with experience in a deadline-oriented environment;
  • Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills; and
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include nights, holidays and weekends.

Competitive compensation:
In addition to a competitive base salary, we offer a comprehensive benefits program that includes medical, prescription drug, and dental/vision benefits; a 401(k) with a company match; life insurance and disability plans; Health Savings Accounts, and more.

MassLive LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, or any other category protected under federal, state or local law

*Source: Burt Analytics, January-December 2017

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