JR05986 - Multimedia Journalist

Posted: 11/27/2018 | Expires: 12/27/2018

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Function: Production
Specialty: Producer, News & Journalism, Writer
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

WGCL-TV, a Meredith Station, has an opening for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). The MMJ gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms of the future. The incumbent shoots, writes and edits stories. In addition, the Multimedia Journalist:

  • Appears on-air and coordinates live shots.
  • Collaborates with assignment desk, producers and managers on story development.
  • Writes daily content for the website or other digital/social media platform.


Essential Job Functions


20% - Coordinates story generation and source development.

20% - Shoots stories.

30% - Writes/edits.

30% - Appears live on-air.

10% Regional Travel/80% Local Field Work/Travel


Minimum Requirements


Education: Completion of high school, or equivalent. College degree preferred.

Experience: One to two years of related news experience.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong writing, editing and shooting skills.
  • Good news gathering skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong on-air presence.
  • Must possess a valid Driver's license and good driving record.

Our cornerstone is knowledge of the home, family, food and lifestyle markets. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets.