Reporter MMJ

Responsible for researching, writing, videotaping, and editing general assignment stories for broadcast and web.

Duties include:

-Suggests viable story ideas daily at meetings.

-Receives assignment or evaluates news leads/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 for web, if required, to illustrate stories.

-Edits videos for all multimedia platforms.

-Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit

-Assist news producer in preparing newscast as needed.

-Demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws.

-Additional duties as required by management.

REQUIREMENTS:

-BA degree in broadcasting or equivalent work experience

-Computer literacy required, including, ideally ENPS news system.

-Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.

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

-Ability to meet various deadlines.

-Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.

-Proficient at posting content to station website, Facebook, and Twitter.

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

-Valid Florida Driver`s license and acceptable driving record required. No phone calls. EOE.

Please email resume, cover letter, and link to reel to:

Jon Levy
Interim News Director
WCJB-TV20
Jlevy@wcjb.com
6220 NW 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653

Or email tv20jobs@wcjb.com