WNCT-TV seeks an eager Multimedia Journalist. The MMJ researches, writes, captures visual content and edits general assignment stories for multiple platforms including TV, internet, mobile, etc. Work with management to enterprise and develop stories daily. Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and user of digital and social media platforms. Be able to organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write a story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards. gather and verify information regarding stories through interviews, observation and research and any other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's level degree is required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education) At least one year newsroom experience preferred. Knowledge of camera and camera equipment. Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment. Conflict management, detail oriented. Demonstrate editorial judgement using knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws. Strong on-air reporting, writing and technical skills.
Must be able to handle breaking news, extreme pressure situations, and last minute changes. Organization and time management skills are critical to a candidate's success. The ideal candidate will also have strong multimedia skills to contribute to our web and social platforms. This position will require participation in community projects outside of normal work hours as well as regular on call shifts.
Apply on line at www.nexstar.tv and send resume with work samples to News Director, 3221 S. Evans Street, Greenville, NC 27834 EOE M/F/D/V Background check required