Multimedia Journalist (7849)

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

KPTM has an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). Fox 42 News is always keeping an eye out for talented Multimedia Journalists that have a passion for creating compelling, balanced, and visual stories. Your responsibilities as an MMJ will include reporting, shooting and editing news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as well as other responsibilities, as assigned. You will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet, social networking sites and mobile phones, in addition to television.

Experience:

  • Experience with live shots is required
  • A minimum of 2 years reporting experience is required
  • Experience with TV-U is a plus

Daily Responsibilities/Requirements:

  • Ability to shoot, write and edit your own stories and present a live product daily
  • Meeting daily deadlines
  • Pitching story ideas and developing contacts
  • Sharp news judgment, technical skills and the ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Produce daily content on a variety of platforms including television, web and social media sites
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and a good driving record

The ability to gather information, shoot and edit in the field is required for this position. You will also need the physical ability to handle camera gear and other equipment, such as lights and tripods. Knowledge of Edius and Adobe editing systems is a plus. Candidates must have a positive attitude be willing to work nights and weekends.

If you have the required experience and skills, please apply below or visit www.sbgi.net. Please include a web link of your recent work. If you do not have a web link, please apply online and then send a non returnable DVD to:

KPTMAttn: News Hiring ManagerAddress: 4625 Farnam Street

Omaha, NE 68132

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!


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