Availability: Sep 2, 2022 - Dec 30, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Job Description: The Digital MMJ should be passionate about local news, innovative, focused on the mobile user, confident on camera, and full of creativity and initiative. This position will gather and present live and recorded video segments both on-air and online. Sometimes the Digital MMJ will tease their story on-air and run the full report (Digital Exclusive) on the web or vice versa.. depending on the topic and story. We're looking for a creative storyteller to find unique content in our market for social media, web and television. The Digital MMJ will have a strong understanding of how to effectively use social media to publicize stories and to connect with the audience.
The Digital MMJ is expected to function as a digitally focused ambassador in the newsroom and to fight daily as a champion for our digital users. They will develop contacts, fact-check all stories, and demonstrate consistent execution of solid news judgment. This position works closely with our Digital, Promotions and News Departments.
YOUR RESUME MUST INCLUDE A LINK TO A REEL OF YOUR WORK TO BE CONSIDERED.
JOB SUMMARY: Research, writing, capturing visual content and editing general assignment stories for our websites, mobile platforms and social media, as well as report on-air.
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The Digital Multimedia Journalist Reporter must be able to sit, conduct zoom, phone or in-person interviews for unique content. The Digital MMJ must make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Multimedia Journalist Reporter must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
About the Organization: Broadcast Television
Organization Location: Odessa, Texas
Name: Cindy Reed
Address: 1550 W I-20
Odessa, Texas, 79763