Multi Media Journalist
WALA, a Meredith Corporation TV Station is looking for a Multi-Media Journalist. The WALA Reporter (Multi-Media Journalist) researches, writes,
Mobile – 36606
Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.
At least two years
experience in broadcast journalism. Experience reporting (MMJ) news at a
commercial television station preferred.
Writes, reports, shoots and edits video news stories from concept to finish; contributes copy stories to newscasts and digital platforms. Performs live reports on daily basis. Generates story ideas, cultivates news sources and remains knowledgeable regarding places, events and people in the news, local or national.
Maintains contacts within business community to report promptly on new or continuing events
Provides daily story notes outlining ideas for future stories. Passes along facts uncovered concerning ongoing projects. Provides progress reports on story checks. Shares information relating to upcoming events, meetings or story developments. Presents stories via on air, live from the set, live remotes or live indoor locations.
Serves as community ambassador for the news department. Responds to concerns of viewers. Makes personal appearances on behalf of the station. Attends station sponsored promotion events as scheduled.
Must possess advanced
understanding of legal and ethical issues impacting journalism. Ability to
combine words and pictures into informative and interesting news stories.
Advanced knowledge of the locale, governing bodies, demographics and public
Ability to edit stories as necessary.
Ability to perform quality work in high pressure deadline situations.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must possess valid Driver’s License
To apply go to: http://www.fox10tv.com / careers