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Multi-Media Journalist

1:58 PM EDT, July 31, 2012

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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
•    Attend community events
•    Position requires performance of other job-related duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS
•    Bachelors Degree preferred
•    Two years news experience in broadcast or print
•    Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record
•    Experience in shooting and editing stories on a daily deadline basis
•    Familiarity with Final Cut Pro a plus
•    Must be able to produce compelling video and still products that tell a story
•    Effective writer in Broadcast, Print and On-line mediums
•    Able to appear live in a broadcast or on-line to deliver reports in a professional and effective manner
•    Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, have a good attitude and be a team player, all under deadline pressure
•    Must be flexible and willing to change and learn new skills
•    Must be able to work alone or as part of a team
•    Varied Schedule: Usually 8-hour workday, 5 days a week; may be required to work additional hours or days including nights, weekends and holidays

REVENUE/BUDGETARY/STAFF RESPONSIBILITY
None

ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE:
An organizational chart illustrating the reporting relationships of this position supplied upon request

EOE    M/F/V/D

How to Apply:

Regular Mail
FOX CT & The CT
Attn: Human Resources
285 Broad Street
Hartford, CT 06115

E-mail
resumes@ctnow.com

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