• Multi-Media Journalist

    Location US-IL-Moline
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/7/2018 3:18 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-47544
    Category
    Hidden (253976)
  • Overview

    WQAD News 8, the Tribune owned affiliate in Moline, IL is seeking an experienced Multi-Media Journalist to join our news team. We are looking for an authentic, dynamic, engaging individual who can connect with an audience on all platforms and is a team player. The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment, strong reporting skills and experience as a videographer and nonlinear editor along with the ability to tell memorable stories and ad lib with ease.

     

    If you are a serious, smart journalist who wants to work in an innovative environment, is driven and self-sufficient, apply now!

    Responsibilities

    • Shoot, edit, write and produce news stories including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Appear on camera as required for all platforms
    • Gather material on multiple stories per day – delivering content throughout the day on all platforms
    • Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings; participate in the editorial process
    • Develop and execute enterprise content on a consistent basis
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years of MMJ experience
    • Proven track record delivering compelling and promotable stories
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

     

    If you are interested in this position
    Send a resume to Alan Baker, News Director, WQAD News 8, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at alan.baker@wqad.com

    Apply Now

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