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Multimedia Journalist

Hearst Television Inc


Location:
Rogers, AR
Date:
06/22/2017
2017-06-222017-07-22
Job Code:
2012
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Multimedia Journalist Jobs in Rogers, AR

Multimedia Journalist

   
Job ID:
2012
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular
Job Category:
News
Location: Rogers, AR US
Station Name:
KHBS/KHOG-TV

Job Description

KHBS/KHOG is looking for a Multimedia Journalist that has the ability to generate story ideas, write to video, and do compelling live shots. We are seeking a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. The Multimedia Journalist should be an accurate, ethical, compelling storyteller with a team attitude. The right candidate loves telling stories and delivering them LIVE to the viewers.  This person will be based at our Fort Smith station and will produce content on-air, on-line, and for our mobile devices. We are looking for someone who can shoot and edit video and has a passion for journalism and bringing the viewer the “big story”.

Job Responsibilities:                                                                                                     

  • Gather information for stories and live reports for newscasts that could include mornings, nights and weekends.  This is primarily an overnight shift.
  • Put together high quality packages.  
  • Coverage of breaking news.
  • Develop sources and generate story ideas.
  • Shoot live shots and live interviews.
  • Shoot and track news stories.
  • Work with reporters on packages, special reports and documentaries.

Required Skills

  • Works quickly and efficiently.
  • Good personality.  Must connect with viewers.
  • Must enjoy being part of a team.
  • Excellent writing and packaging skills.
  • Must be able to provide samples of reporting and photography.
  • Ability to develop contacts and generate stories.
  • Ability to shoot and edit high quality video. 
  • Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production.                        

Education:                            

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or equivalent work experience 

Required Experience

  • Prefer one year television news reporting, photography and editing    
  • Creative writer and packager
   

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.


Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.


Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.


Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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