Multimedia Journalist

Local Daily Media — Williamsburg-Yorktown Daily (WYDaily)

Williamsburg, Virginia

Date Posted November 18, 2022
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty General Assignment
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website https://wydaily.com

Description:

Are you a curious, go-getting journalist with a passion for our community?

Local Daily Media is seeking a multimedia journalist for our local news publication,
Williamsburg-Yorktown Daily (WYDaily).

We are seeking a motivated candidate who is passionate about journalism, thrives in a fast- paced environment, and is able to adapt in the ever-changing world of digital production.

Duties:

  • Conduct research and interviews
  • Write multiple news articles/features daily
  • Build professional relationships within the communities that we serve
  • Shoot photographs and/or videos to accompany written pieces
  • Provide content for presentation on a variety of digital platforms (WordPress, social media, etc.)
  • Work independently to meet deadlines and exceed expectations
  • Maintain regular communication with the editor regarding creative planning and performance
  • Attend meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • An associate’s degree or comparable experience
  • Strong collaborative and communication skills
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • A commitment to digital and multimedia storytelling
  • An organized self-starter who works well independently
  • Seek story ideas and work on multiple projects at once
  • Meet measurable goals as set forth by editor
  • Ability to work flexible hours that may include nights, holidays and weekends

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Williamsburg, VA 23188: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Journalism: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Send resume and clips to Managing Editor Chris Six at chris@localdailymedia.com

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.