Investigative Multi Platform Journalist

JOB SUMMARY:  Research, writing, capturing visual content and editing investigative stories for multiple platforms.

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
  • Work with management to enterprise and develop stories on a daily basis.
  • Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms.
  • Organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
  • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation and research. Position is research and data driven.

 

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
  • Conflict management.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Demonstrate editorial judgment using knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws.
  • Strong on-air reporting, writing, and technical skills.

 

Education/ExperienceBachelors degree Journalism required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education) + (3) three years experience as a multi platinum journalist.

 

Training/Equipment:  Camera and camera equipment.  Editing equipment and software.

 

Work Environment/Mental/Physical RequirementsPosition requires the operation of camera, camera equipment, computer and editing machine, and transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs.  High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Work may be performed in extreme outdoor temperatures.  A valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record are required.

 

 

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

 

 

********* EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *********

 

Send resume to:

jobs@WDTN.com   or

WDTN-TV

Attn: Careers

4595 S. Dixie Drive

Moraine, Ohio 45439

NO PHONE CALLS

 

REVISED:  04/17/2014

 

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