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Job Category:

Communications/Journalism


Position Title:

Multimedia Journalist


Position Description:

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

TO APPLY, PLEASE FORWARD RESUME TO: Human Resources, WTIC/WCCT-TV Television, 285 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06115 or E-mail to resumes@ctnow.com


Type of position:

Full-Time


Degree Requirement:

BA


Majors:

Communications/Sports Jrnlism


Salary Range:


Application Deadline:

02/18/2013


Employer Details:

Employer Name:

Diane Holznagel, Recruiter

Company:

WTIC/WCCT-TV

Industry:

Communications/Journalism

Site/Department:

Address:

285 Broad Street

City:

Hartford

State:

CT

Zip:

06115

Phone Number:

860-241-6516

Website:

http://www.ctnow.com/about/jobs(Visit Website)


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