WTIC/WCCT – TV POSITION DESCRIPTION

POSITION:      Multimedia Journalist
                      
DEPARTMENT:      News   

REPORTS TO:      Assistant New Director   

ROLE:  Responsible for reporting, shooting and editing video news stories and producing still content from video for use in print and on-line.  Regularly conducts interviews both live and pre-taped, appears on camera and on-line via streaming video when applicable, writes own material, takes ownership of story from start to finish. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
•    Shoot, edit, write and produce news stories including vo’s vo/sot’s and packages
•    Capture and edit stills from video for newspaper and on-line use
•    Report news stories on camera; conduct interviews both live and pre-taped
•    Establish and maintain news contacts in the community
•    Must be able to carry 50 lbs. of equipment (camera, tripod, lighting and audio equipment)
•    Must be able to perform live shots on very short notice
•    Must be able to work under pressure
•    Drive and maintain company vehicles
•    Care and maintenance of company equipment
•    Suggest story ideas
•    Read newspapers, competitive websites and follow social media daily
•    Produce content for CT1 Media platforms