We are FOX 17 News, a Tribune station, and we looking for our next Multi-Platform Reporter. You must be energetic, engaging and experienced in live breaking news coverage. The next FOX 17 multimedia journalist must be a great storyteller for broadcast, digital and social media. If you run with the rest of the pack in the field, this is not the job for you. Strong time management skills are a must. Must be able to shoot video and edit. Minimum two years experience live reporting in a commercial broadcast newsroom is required. THIS IS NOT AN ENTRY LEVEL POSITION.
The Multi-Media Journalist enterprises and generates daily news stories for live broadcast, station website(s) and all current and future media platforms. In addition, the Multi-Media Journalist:
Shoots and edits news material.
Performs engaging stand-ups or live shots as assigned.
Posts stories on station website.
Strategically engages in social media.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.
Ability to shoot and edit with speed, efficiency and creativity in a newsroom or field environment.
Ability to produce high quality news stories across all content platforms.
Must have a valid Driver's License and a clean driving record.
Non-linear editing experience preferred.