Journalist, Multimedia

Location
Metairie, Louisiana
Salary
competitive
Posted
Jan 12, 2019
Function
Production
Metro Area
New Orleans
Duration
Full Time

Overview

WGNO and wgno.com, the ABC affiliate in New Orleans, are looking for a Multi Media Journalist. Can you shoot, write, edit, enterprise unique stories, cover breaking news and follow up on news stories? Are you curious and thrive on change and differentiation? Your resume link or DVD should showcase what makes you unique. We are looking for creativity that will set you apart in the first 15 seconds of your resume. Do you have what it takes?

 

A  Multi Media Journalist is responsible for presentation on multiple media platforms.  Strong candidates understand how news video exists on all screens (television, internet, and mobile) and are able to produce all three.  

Responsibilities

Candidate must generate stories on a multi-media urgency, with priority being placed on a web-first focus. Multi Media Journalists should be adept at both hard news and features, seeking opportunities to bring stories home to our audiences. Candidate will also understand the importance of growing a Facebook fan page and Twitter account. It is critical that a Multi Media Journalist be a highly motivated individual who is well-versed in the rules of journalism, capable of working in a self-directed environment and able to exercise a high level of creativity, innovation and enterprise when creating stories for presentation across multiple media delivery platforms.

Qualifications

Successful candidate demonstrates professional attitude and is able to work as a team player with the entire news staff. Must maintain and be responsible for all issued station equipment and vehicles in accordance with stated policies. College degree preferred. Experience should include a demonstration of writing, shooting and editing skills. Must be willing to submit to a background check. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

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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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