Multimedia Specialist

Cherokee Phoenix (Tahlequah, Oklahoma)

Posted 2 years ago

Closing Date  11/17/2019  
Salary  $14.49 Hourly   
Regular Full-Time 

Job Summary:

Primary duty is to operate a digital film camera and travel to cover various Tribal events and news stories within and, on occasion, outside the 14 county Cherokee Nation jurisdiction. Must possess the skill set to edit and create video packages in a timely manner so they can be distributed on any and all Cherokee Phoenix digital platforms. Responsible for gathering information from news outlets and sources in order to produce news content through the use of audio, video, and computer equipment as well as in written form. 

Job Duties:

Produces video stories that reports on issues and events pertinent to the Cherokee Nation. Writes news stores to accompany video products online as well as in printed issues of the Cherokee Phoenix. Operates existing audio/video equipment to edit video stories in a non-linear fashion. Reviews Cherokee Nation Communications Department news releases and other news sources, etc.  to keep abreast of news in the Cherokee Nation and local communities as well as at-large communities in order to develop story ideas and identify potential issues and interview sources. Other duties as assigned.


No supervisory responsibilities.



Associate’s degree from 2-year college or technical school; or two years (60 credit hours) coursework from 4-year college or university; or three years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


An additional two (2) years experience in a related field.


An individual should have knowledge of Database software; Design software; Development software and Word Processing software.


Must possess a valid driver’s license with a driving history verified through a motor vehicle report that meets requirements for Cherokee Nation underwriting rating.

May be required to work some nights and weekends.

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Job Features

Job CategoryMultimedia