Multimedia Journalist / Sports Reporter

Employer The E.W. Scripps Company | KXLF
Location Butte, MT
Type Full time
Apply by Deadline not specified—Apply ASAP!
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Posted on October 7, 2020


The E.W. Scripps station KXLF Montana’s News Leader in Butte, Montana is hiring a Multimedia Journalist / Sports Reporter. This person will be responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms. This person will also cover sports leads and news.

What you’ll do:
• Gathers and verifies factual information for stories through interviews, observation and research.
• Write news content for multiple platforms, including posting stories on the Internet Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
• Generates creative story ideas daily based on the station’s brand and strategic plan.
• Writes, edits and organizes stories for live reports, taped interviews or online.
• Works cooperatively with photographer on assignment.
• Edits video and posts stories on multimedia platforms
• Receives assignment or evaluates sports leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
• Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
• Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.

What you’ll need:
• Bachelor’s degree preferred
• 1 – 3 years’ experience

What you’ll bring:
• Computer literate, including newsroom computer systems
• Videography and non-linear editing experience
• Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment.
• Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills
• Proficient at posting content to various platforms
• Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment

Work Environment:
• Employees work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions.
• Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

Additional Requirements:
• Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

Click here to apply online.

Deadline not specified—Apply ASAP!