NEWS CENTER -- a TEGNA Media company, is looking for a great storyteller who will excel in this digital age of journalism. We want a journalist who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms, both digital and on television, through memorable writing, photography and editing. Were looking for someone with grit who is internally motivated and hates to get beat on a story.
We have two positions available.
One position is based in Bangor.
The second is based in the Lewiston/Auburn area.
In this role, you will:
Enterprise stories for appropriate platforms
Write, shoot and edit unique, captivating news stories
Craft content in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner
Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories
Develop original content through social listening and independent sources
Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest
Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner
Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility
Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology
Ability to generate and produce content under tight deadlines
Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations
Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media
Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video
Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.
Heres what you need:
BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
2-5 years of experience is a requirement for this position.
Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism
A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting
Willingness to work any shift and extend hours on short notice
Willingness to live/immerse yourself in the community and commit to the job for at least 3 years
Strong engagement skills on social media, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
Organizational skills and the ability to consistently turn out quality content against tight deadlines
Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events