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23 May 2022

Full-Time Multimedia Journalist – WXYZ

PJRetty – Posted by PJRetty Southfield, Michigan, United States

Job Description

WXYZ, the E.W. Scripps ABC station in Detroit, Michigan is hiring a Multimedia Journalist to join our team. The candidate responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.

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 WXYZ, where Scripps is continuing to create the future of our industry with a focus on local community.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Develop, create and research news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.

  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.

  • Use computer database to research statistics and facts.

  • Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.

  • Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.

  • Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.

  • Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration

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

  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.

  • Assist online staff in preparing for multimedia stories.

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

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

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

  • At least 5 years of experience as a newsroom journalist.

WHAT YOU’LL BRING:

  • Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems.

  • Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.

  • Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment.

  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.

  • Proficient at posting content to various websites.

  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

  • 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.​

How to Apply

www.scripps.com/careers

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 12 days.

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