Multimedia Journalist (8889)

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!

KTVL has an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). We are looking for an energetic, highly motivated, aggressive and creative journalist to join our news team. The candidate we are looking for is someone who can enterprise story ideas, gather information and tell the stories of real people. We want someone who has sound writing skills and knows the importance of digital media. 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. This is an entry-level position, however, experience with a college news operation or internship with involvement in a news operation is preferred.

In this role, 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. You must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record.

Required Skills:

  • The ability to conduct effective interviews and gather information
  • Report and write stories under deadline pressure and appear on camera-both live and recorded
  • Generate content for all platforms both broadcast and digital
  • Creativity, resourcefulness, strong storytelling and organizational skills
  • A positive can do attitude
  • The ability to shoot, write, and edit when called upon

Experience:

  • Experience with live shots is required, experience with Live-U is a plus
  • A degree in Journalism or related field is required

While applying online, 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:

KTVLAttn: News Director1440 Rossanley DriveMedford, OR 97501

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

Required Skills


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