Multimedia Journalist

Employer WBAY TV/Gray Media Group
Location Green Bay, WI
Type Full time
Contact information Kelly Coonen kcoonen@wbay.com 920-438-3220
Apply by July 24, 2020
More details www.gray.tv/applynow
Posted on June 24, 2020

Description

WBAY-TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin, is adding newscasts, and is looking for an experienced Reporter/MMJ to join our news team. Applicants should have a minimum of (1) year of experience. Our candidate must be a very strong journalist, positive leader inside and outside the newsroom and be a creative storyteller & writer. The candidate must be able to lift and carry video equipment, capable of shooting, writing, editing, and posting multiple stories daily on air, on-line and to social networking websites all under tight deadlines.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
– Enterprising ideas for original, impactful and compelling content for all platforms
– Able to shoot, write, edit and present stories in a live and/or recorded situation
– Sending and following up on FOIA requests to local agencies
– Developing sources within the community to report on important issues
– Developing creative content specifically for digital and OTT platforms
– Using social media to promote content, drive engagement, find sources and stories

Requirements:
– At least 1 year working at a TV station with a strong news department or a digital, multi-platform news operation
– Excellent conversational writing and communication skills
– Experience in web and graphic design software, digital publishing applications and multi-media production software
– Experience with digital content management systems, shooting video, TVU backpacks/apps, and Edius Video editing
– Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods

Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings and attach resume. Note: Search for this position using the Job Title or Business as criteria.

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