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The E.W. Scripps Company

TV/DIGITAL: Multi-media Journalist - F/T

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Wednesday, 1st March 2017
Monday, 1st May 2017
Location: Nampa, Idaho

Job Description:

                The  multi-media journalist is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.
                KEY  ACTIVITIES
    * Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
    * Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation,  and research.
    * 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 news producer in preparing newscast.
    * 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.

Preferred Skills:

    * Bachelors  degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience
    * Minimum of two years of experience
                SKILLS  & ABILITIES
    * 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.
                WORK  ENVIRONMENT
    * Valid Driver's License, good driving record and provide certificate of insurability  with company required insurance limits.
    * Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
                The E.W. Scripps Media Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   
 Scripps Media, Inc. | KIVI/KSAW Ch. 6
 1866 E. Chisholm Dr. Nampa, ID 83687
 Ph: (208) 381-6600 | Fax: (208) 381-6682
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