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Multi-Media Journalist

Multi-Media Journalist

Job ID 
2017-46021
Location 
US-OK-Oklahoma City
Category 
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Posted Date 
7/25/2017

More information about this job

Overview

Contribute any way necessary in the content gathering, reporting, shooting, editing and producing for KFOR-TV, KAUT-TV, KFOR.com and our various social media platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Engaging on-air and online personality
  • Ability to write web, text and social-media versions of news stories
  • Ability to shoot and to edit video and sound
  • Ability to enterprise news stories
  • Ability to write and to interpret broadcast-news copy
  • Ability to report live-breaking news
  • Ability to handle deadline pressure
  • Ability to drive news vehicles
  • Ability to learn and operate all related news gathering equipment

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent (Degree in journalism or related field strongly preferred)
  • Strong writing skills required
  • 2 years television newsroom experience required
  • Strong graphics skills desired
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of social media.
  • Experience with Photoshop, advanced HTML, and digital video editing is helpful but not required
  • Must be self-directing, self-motivating and able to work will with a diverse group of people
  • Must be able to handle stress, including short deadlines
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license (or be able to obtain one)

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to carry and operate equipment weighing over 65 pounds while videotaping subjects in various situations.  Good manual dexterity in order to operate numerous small buttons and keys on cameras, computers and other such equipment.  Good eyesight to shoot and compile stories.  Hearing to communicate with station personnel and others via telephone and in person.  Must be able to work under extreme pressure, stress, deadlines, and adverse weather conditions. 

 

STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES:

The foregoing is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all functions essential to the job for which the employee is responsible, nor an exhaustive list of the minimum requirements and specifications necessary to perform the essential functions, including all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different functions be performed when circumstances change or exigencies require it.

Apply by going to the link listed below and then filter the job search by location (US-OK-Oklahoma City).This will allow you to view all current postings for KFOR jobs.

http://www.tribunemedia.com/?page_id=15562

 

 

KFOR is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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