Reporter/MMJ

Location
Hartford, Connecticut
Salary
competitive
Posted
Dec 13, 2018
Function
Production
Metro Area
Hartford
Duration
Full Time

Overview

WTIC/WCCT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an MMJ to work in our Hartford location.

 

Authentic, dynamic MMJ must excel at breaking news and possess a demonstrative live skill set and an innate curiosity to enterprise uncover stories. This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for FOX61, the station websites and social media.

Responsibilities
  • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
  • Shoot, edit, write and produce news stories including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
  • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
  • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
  • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 2+ years MMJ experience
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
Company InfoTribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.

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