Reporter/Multi Media Journalist-2

Location
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Salary
competitive
Posted
Jan 25, 2019
Function
Production
Metro Area
Other
Duration
Full Time

Overview

We are FOX 17 News, a Tribune station, and we looking for our next Reporter/MMJ. You must be energetic, engaging and be ready to go live everyday to cover breaking news in West Michigan. The next FOX 17 multimedia journalist must be a great storyteller who can also focus on delivering the latest news on digital and social media. If you run with the rest of the pack in the field, this is not the job for you. Strong time management skills are a must. Must be able to shoot video and edit. Minimum two years experience reporting in a commercial broadcast newsroom is required. THIS IS NOT AN ENTRY LEVEL POSITION.

 

 

Responsibilities

The Multi-Media Journalist enterprises and generates daily news stories for live broadcast, station website(s) and all current and future media platforms. In addition, the Multi-Media Journalist:* 20% Shoots and edits news material.* 60% Performs engaging stand-ups or live shots as assigned.* 10% Posts stories on station website.* 10% Strategically engages in social media.

Qualifications

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.* Ability to meet deadlines.* Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.* Ability to shoot and edit with speed, efficiency and creativity in a newsroom or field environment.* Ability to produce high quality news stories across all content platforms.* Must have a valid Driver's License and a clean driving record.* Non-linear editing experience preferred.

ABOUT TRIBUNE MEDIA: Tribune Media Company 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 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, available in 72 million households, Tribune Studios, and Tribune Digital Ventures, including the websites Zap2it and TVByTheNumbers, and Gracenote, one of the world’s leading sources of TV and music metadata powering electronic program guides in televisions, automobiles and mobile devices. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds other strategic investments in media. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.

 

Apply online and include a link to your reel in your resume at:  www.tribunemediacareers.com.

 

Tribune Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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