Posted: January 16, 2024

MultiMedia Journalist

Website abc27News Nexstar Media Inc / WHTM-TV abc27

Your Local News Source

WHTM-TV/abc27, based in the vibrant city of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is a leading media company serving a dynamic ten-county market. Centrally located to major cities like New York City, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Baltimore, our region offers an exceptional living experience. We are currently seeking a talented and experienced Multimedia Journalist to join our esteemed team.

As a Multimedia Journalist, you will play a crucial role in delivering impactful news content across all platforms. You’ll be responsible for producing, reporting, shooting, writing, voicing, editing, and feeding news production content that engages and resonates with our diverse audience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Report news stories for broadcast, providing comprehensive background and event details.
  • Arrange interviews with individuals who can contribute valuable insights to stories.
  • Review and enhance content for accuracy, grammar, and punctuation, following editorial guidelines.
  • Determine the emphasis, length, and format of stories, organizing material accordingly.
  • Research and analyze background information related to news stories for comprehensive reporting.
  • Pitch relevant and compelling stories to news managers and producers.
  • Interact with viewers/users on social media platforms to enhance community engagement.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or a related field, or equivalent work-related experience.
  • Minimum two years of proven experience in news reporting (Market size dependent).
  • Superior on-air presence with strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficiency in operating newsroom technology, computers, and related equipment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize tasks, and handle multiple assignments.
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.

Join Our Team: If you are a dedicated communicator with a passion for impactful storytelling and possess a strong background as a Multimedia Journalist, we invite you to apply.

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