• Reporter/Multimedia Journalist

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-48059
    Category
    News Operations
  • Overview

    FOX40 is looking for a passionate reporter/multi-media journalist to join our news team.  This position requires the applicant to enterprise stories, shoot, write, edit and present them live.  We want someone who can connect with our viewers through his/her storytelling.  Our goal is to connect with our community on all platforms including television, web and social media.  This job is for someone who is driven, curious, motivated and ready to win. 

    Responsibilities

    • General assignment reporting
    • Develop and execute enterprise content on a consistent basis
    • Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings; participate in the editorial process
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Participate in station community and promotional events
    • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • College degree, preferably in broadcast journalism
    • Knowledge of media law, newsgathering/First Amendment law, and media ethics
    • Understanding of Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto market
    • Final Cut Pro edit experience and video camera/photography skills
    • Exceptional writing, speech, grammar and spelling
    • Ability to effectively report live during breaking news
    • Expect long periods outdoors in all weather conditions
    • Ability to list 25-30 pounds of equipment required
    • Clean background check, driving record and drug test required

    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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