Multimedia Journalist

November 14, 2017

Medium:

TV
Organization:WHEC-TV
Region/DMA:Rochester
Description:

QUALIFICATIONS:

Prior experience in news reporting.

Proven abilities in live reporting.

Investigative skills.

Prior anchoring experience a plus.

Abilities in critical thinking, quick and effective decision making, live ad-libbing and maintaining performance under extreme pressure and on strict deadline required.

Knowledge of photojournalism and non-linear editing.

Professional, consistent on-air appearance.

Must be flexible to work any assigned shift including days, nights, weekends, holidays; and extended hours.

Must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving history as determined by the Company. Driving record will be checked.

DUTIES:

Responsible for reporting and shooting local news stories.

Research and schedule news stories, gather information, write stories, interview subject and reports on-air.

Shoot and edit non-linear for broadcasts.

Enterprise stories in line with our brand on a daily basis.

Assist in the production of news broadcasts, web and social media. Develop and maintain local news contacts.

Maintain appropriate and strict standards regarding wardrobe, hair, cosmetics and grooming as directed by management.

This position will require use of cameras, research sources and editing equipment.

Please submit a demo tape in DVD format or a demo reel link of your on-air experience along with your resume and cover letter.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to stand for long periods of time, lifting up to 50 lbs. (camera equipment), and have good verbal, visual and manual skills. Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform the essential job functions.

APPLY TO:

http://www.whec.com/openings

Job# 29-17

Rochester, NY

No Telephone Calls Please

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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