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WWLP-TV Television Multimedia Journalist Report in Boston, Massachusetts

Television Multimedia Journalist Reporter/State House Bureau Our people make all the difference in our success. This position is for our State House Bureau in Boston. We are looking for someone resourceful who is passionate about political news, who understands the importance of relationships with key lawmakers, and who is able to break down complex issues affecting our viewers in western Massachusetts. You will be equipped with your own camera and editing equipment. You will be in daily communication with staff at our Broadcast Center in Chicopee to discuss story assignments and to receive feedback on your work. The Multimedia Journalist Reporter produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits, and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers. Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details Determines a story\'s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly. Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions. Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements Shoots and edits news events and news reports Produces and presents reports for all platforms Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites Performs special projects and other duties as assigned Requirements & Skills: Bachelor\'s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience Fluency in English Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required Minimum two years\' experience in news reporting (Depending on market size) Superior on-air presence Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously Valid driver\'s license with a good driving record Flexibility to work any shift Physical Demands & Work Environment: The Multimedia Journalist Reporter must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Multimedia Journalist Reporter must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Apply: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/nexstar/details/Television-Multimedia-Journalist-Reporter-Boston-State-House-Bureau_REQ-29596 TELEPHONE: no calls please EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

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