Posted: January 16, 2024

MultiMedia Journalist

Website abc27News Nexstar Media Inc / WHTM-TV abc27

Your Local News Source

WHTM-TV/abc27, located in the vibrant city of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is in search of a dynamic Multimedia Journalist to join our esteemed team. Our central location provides easy access to major cities such as New York City, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Baltimore, offering an exceptional living experience in our ten-county market. We are seeking an individual capable of independent work and contributing to daily live newscasts. The ideal candidate will possess robust writing skills, an active and engaging delivery, and a genuine passion for storytelling. The Multimedia Journalist Reporter will be responsible for producing, reporting, shooting, writing, voicing, editing, and feeding news production content across all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to our news consumers.

Responsibilities:

  • Report news stories for broadcast, providing comprehensive background and event details.
  • Arrange interviews with individuals who can offer valuable information about stories.
  • Review and correct errors in content, grammar, and punctuation, adhering to editorial style and formatting guidelines.
  • Determine a story’s emphasis, length, and format, organizing material accordingly.
  • Research and analyze background information related to news stories for accurate reporting.
  • Pitch relevant stories to news managers and producers.
  • Receive assignments, evaluate leads, and develop compelling story ideas.
  • Interact with viewers/users on social media platforms.
  • Perform special projects and additional duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to ad-lib when required.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in news reporting (Depending on market size).
  • Superior on-air presence.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines, and other office equipment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.

If you are a dedicated communicator with a passion for impactful storytelling, we invite you to apply.

Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 50 MB.