Multi-Media Journalist

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by KING 5

KING5.com

Posted on March 19, 2014 at 9:36 AM

TITLE: Multi-Media Journalist

STATION: KING 5 TV

DEPARTMENT: News

STATUS: Regular Full Time
 


Join the #1 NBC affiliate group in the country!  KING 5 TV, KONG TV, NWCN, and king5.com are now part of Gannett Broadcasting.  We have shared values of providing first-class journalism that makes a difference in our communities and award winning programming.  We are looking for an experienced, dynamic, and energetic Multi-Media Journalist.  If you like to tell great stories and thrives in a fast-paced, team environment, we want to hear from you.

Brief Description of Duties: 

Responsible for news gathering as a one-person operation for distribution on multiple platforms including broadcast, internet, cable, and digital channels.  Will report and cover events of news interest, special events, and breaking news.  Must be a self-starting journalist capable of enterprise reporting.  May also work as a reporter while collaborating with the photojournalists to produce the most creative, compelling stories.  Must be proficient in live reporting, including breaking news situations.

Qualifications:

• College degree with minimum two years' experience as an MMJ or general assignment reporter in a medium to large market preferred. 
• Excellent writing, packaging, and live skills. 
• Good understanding of operating video equipment. 
• Must possess a broad range of reporting styles with good on-air presentation skills. 
• Demonstrated ability to work under pressure. 
• Familiarity with all distribution platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Internet, etc.  
• Must be willing to work overtime, all shifts and work at a bureau outside of Seattle.

KING TV is a subsidiary of Gannett Co.  Gannett is the largest local media company in the country and provides a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401(k). If qualified, please send a non-returnable DVD with a copy of your resume and a cover letter to the address below or email your resume, including a link with your work, to hr@king5.com.  
 
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KING 5 TV
333 DEXTER AVE. N.
SEATTLE, WA  98109
KING TV is an equal opportunity employer

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