Multimedia Journalist KVVU
FOX 5 KVVU a Meredith Corporation TV Station
The Multi-Media Journalist researches, writes, captures visual
content and edits general assignment stories for multiple
platforms. The Multi-Media Journalist performs job duties of a news
photographer, newscaster and news editor.
II. Essential Job Functions
Weight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable
30% Develops, writes, reports and edits video news stories from
concept to finish. Uses research, interviews, and observation to
compile information into a written story that is ready for multiple
media platforms according to prescribed editorial style, station
brand and format requirements.
20% Presents news stories or reports, including interviews or
narration via on air, live from the set, taped, live remotes or
live indoor locations or for multiple platforms in a professional
and polished manner. This may include recorded commercials, public
service and special event programs of a news nature,
news-orientated promotional announcements and other similar
20% Photographs and/or performs creative editing for news,
weather and sports material (including news, weather and sports
documentaries); sets up and operates lighting equipment for
photography of news, weather and sports material (including news,
weather and sports documentaries).
15% Generates enterprise story ideas, cultivates news sources
and remains knowledgeable regarding places, events and people in
15% Provides daily story notes outlining ideas for future
stories. Passes along facts concerning ongoing projects. Provides
progress reports on story checks. Shares information relating to
upcoming events, meetings or story developments.
III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be
met to be considered.
Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or
related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.
Three years experience in print or broadcast journalism.
Experience reporting or shooting news or at a commercial
television station preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must possess advanced understanding of legal and ethical issues
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication
Ability to combine words and pictures into informative and
interesting news stories, preferably AP style
Requires computer literacy, including newsroom computer systems,
internet, and social media platforms
Ability to shoot video strongly preferred including knowledge of
broadcast quality camera equipment
Ability to edit stories as necessary, non-linear editing
experience with final Cut Pro editing or similar equipment
Strong initiative and self motivation to create news stories
Ability to perform quality work in high-pressure deadline
Able to balance between planning ahead and getting results
Advanced knowledge of the locale, governing bodies, demographics
and public figures preferred
Valid Driver's license and cleaning driving record required
% Travel Required (Approximate): 50% (extensive local travel to
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opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national
origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race,
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addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for
qualified individuals with disabilities.
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