Multimedia Journalist - WXMI-TV
WXMI, the FOX affiliate owned by The E.W. Scripps Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is searching for a Multimedia Journalist. The MMJ is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content, and editing stories for multiple platforms. This is an award-winning newsroom with great leadership and a strong team of journalists. Grand Rapids is a beautiful part of Michigan with a lake shore and thriving downtown. It provides the perfect combination of the big city, sandy beaches, and sparkling sunsets. The region has a thriving economy based on major manufacturers, health care, and the automobile and aviation industries. Looking for a hopping arts scene and great restaurants? You’ll find it all in Grand Rapids.
Join the FOX 17 team! Apply now!
WHAT YOU'LL DO: Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas. Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research. Organize material, determine slant or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards. Shoot video and still photos to illustrate stories. Edit, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms. Appear on television when conducting taped interview or narration. Give live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit. Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned. Assist news producer in preparing newscast. Assist online staff in preparing multimedia stories. Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent years of experience preferred Generally, 3+ years of experience in related field preferred
How to apply: www.scripps.com/careers
Equal Opportunity Employer