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Nexstar Broadcasting Inc. Job Bank Posting

Employment Type:
Full Time
Richmond, VA
Job Position Title:
MultiMedia Journalist/Reporter
Times Viewed
Job Description:
WRIC has an opening for a MultiMedia Journalist/Reporter. EOE M/F/D/V Drug/Background Screen. Qualified applicants can apply online at The Multimedia Journalist Reporter produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers. • Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events • Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories • Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines • Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details • Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly • Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information • Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions • Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community • Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas • Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions • Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts • Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements • Shoots and edits news events and news reports • Produces and presents reports for all platforms • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality • Writes stories for the web and other digital platforms • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned Requirements & Skills: • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience • Fluency in English • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required • Minimum two years’ experience in news reporting (Depending on market size) • Superior on-air presence • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record • Flexibility to work any shift
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