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Multimedia Journalist at News On 6 helps drive the “Ideal Team Player” culture. As an MMJ, you will shoot, write, edit, and perform on-air presentation of news, entertainment, community, weather, and sports stories. You will work mostly independently, occasionally with a photojournalist. Write news copy and travel to news scene to cover stories as needed. Maintain awareness of current events. Use social media as part of daily story telling. Communicate with Assignment Desk throughout the day. Understand and use pre-production. Record sound and pictures on video for broadcasts, displaying awareness of the elements of good photojournalism. Employ keen lighting skills and perform independent live shots while effectively using equipment for live shots. Adhere to newsroom policies and procedures for video, scripts, and deadlines.
Knowledge of Journalistic standards necessary and ability to perform appropriately on camera. Accurate and comprehensive writing, shooting, and editing skills as well as good communication skills. A basic understanding of news production for multiple platforms. Experience in the field is essential. Must be self-sufficient enough to set up and research stories with limited guidance.
Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in a television newsroom as an on-air reporter and one (1) year of news video-journalism experience preferred. Link of work required. BS degree in Journalism, Communications, or related field. This position requires the operation of a company vehicle for company use, a copy of a current driving record must be provided during the time of an interview. A driving record can be obtained from your local tag agency.
This is a Full-Time position – work rotating shifts and 24 hours on call availability. Must be able to work extended schedules. Travel without advance notice possible.
It is Griffin’s policy to comply with all aspects of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, the Age Discrimination Act of 1987 as amended, the 1991 Americans with Disabilities Act as amended and other applicable legislation. Equal employment opportunity will be provided all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status. Any individual who believes that his or her employment rights have been violated may file a charge of discrimination with EEOC.
Griffin Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer