Responsible for researching, writing, videotaping, and editing general assignment stories for broadcast and web.
-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.
-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:
Interim News Director
6220 NW 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
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