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30 Mar 2021

Full-Time Multimedia Journalist -OTT Producer

PJRetty – Posted by PJRetty Lansing, Michigan, United States

Job Description

If you want to tell stories with integrity, live the principles of journalism, make our communities stronger, and the world around us better, come join us at WSYM, where Scripps is continuing to create the future of our industry with a focus on local community. This is truly a groundbreaking operation that can put you at the front of where news is headed.

The MMJ/OTT Producer is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.


  • Gathers and verifies factual information for stories through interviews, observation and research.

  • 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.

  • Shoots and edits video to post stories on multimedia platforms.

  • Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.

  • Assist online staff in preparing for multi media stories.

  • Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.


  • Bachelors degree in broadcast journalism preferred or related degree or equivalent years of experience.


  • Computer literate, including newsroom computer systems

  • Videography and non-linear editing experience

  • Edit video on various editing systems

  • 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

  • Employees work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions.

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

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

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Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 48 days.

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