Morning Multimedia Journalist

The Overnight Multimedia Journalist monitors scanners and social media posts from rescue and law enforcement agencies so they are aware of and can cover newsworthy events that occur between the late news broadcast – and the morning news broadcast. 

This person is a capable photographer with the ability to also conduct live reports in morning newscasts.  This person identifies potential stories, collects, analyzes and presents facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation or observation for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Shoots video of newsworthy events.
  • Writes and reports stories on multiple platforms (Web, Broadcast, Social Media) describing the background and details of various events.
  • Arranges and conducts interviews with people who can provide information about stories.
  • Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly.
  • Provides newscast producers information and text copy for review prior to broadcast.
  • Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.
  • Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.
  • Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions.
  • Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts.
  • Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements.
  • Edits video of news events and news reports.
  • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

Apply at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5810

 

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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