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KXLY

TV: Multi Media Journalist F/T

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Thursday, 18th May 2017
Tuesday, 18th July 2017
Location: Spokane, Washington
Duration:
Travel:

Job Description:

The ABC affiliate in Spokane, Washington has an immediate opening for a reporter who will contribute live shots and breaking news to our early evening newscasts. You'll join a close-knit news family in the beautiful northwest, where you can enjoy a thriving city without the hour-long commute to work. Spokane is surrounded by beautiful scenery, lakes and mountains and has more than enough news to keep a journalist engaged.
 
KXLY Broadcast Group is an equal opportunity employer whose mission is to seek qualified candidates who value what we value – integrity, community involvement, growth and excellence. 
TITLE:                          Multi-Media Journalist
HOURS:                        Full Time, Schedule Varies
REPORTS TO:              Executive News Director                                   
 
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop assigned stories from news leads
Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation and research
Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline
Publish content and generate story ideas through social media sites like Facebook and Twitter
Shoot video and still photos to illustrate stories
Appear on television program when conducting taped interview or narration
Give live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit
Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned
Assist news producer in preparing newscast
Assist online staff in preparing for multi-media stories

Preferred Skills:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   
4 year degree or equivalent work experience
Computer literacy, including newsroom computer systems
Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment
Ability to edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment
Possess 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
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Thorough knowledge of media law and knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment
Must demonstrate strong news judgment and organizational skills
Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
Possess a valid driver's license, acceptable driving record
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Journalism degree
2+ years’ experience as a Multi-Media Journalist
Videography and non-linear editing experience
 
CLOSING DATE:  Applications will be accepted until position is filled
                                                                                                           
HOW TO APPLY:Click on the link below for online application instructions:
 
Or mail your application, resume, and cover letter to:
HUMAN RESOURCES
KXLY BROADCAST GROUP
500 W. Boone Ave.
Spokane, WA  99201
 
*PLEASE SPECIFY REFERRAL SOURCE IN YOUR COVER LETTER
*NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE
KXLY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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