Multimedia Journalist

Duties include

  • Researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.
  • Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
  • Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.
  • Assist online staff in preparing for multi media stories.
  • Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.
  • Produce video packages and also willing to appear live on camera.

Education & Experience

  • B.A. in journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience.

Skills & Abilities

  • Computer literacy required.
  • Active contacts in Mahoning and Shenango Valley.
  • Active on social media platforms.
  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
  • Strong AP style writing skills.
  • Proficient at posting content to various digital platforms.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

Additional Requirements

Valid driver’s license and good driving record. Proof of insurance and liability coverage.

Job Type

  • Full-time

Pay

  • Commensurate with Experience.

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule

  • Monday to Friday

Experience

  • Journalism: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Remotely

  • No

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