Multi-Media Journalist

ABC15 Phoenix, AZ

ABC15 Arizona is looking for a MMJ. The multi-media journalist is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.

* Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.

* Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.

* Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.

* Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.

* Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.

* Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration

* Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.

* Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.

* Assist news producer in preparing newscast.

* Assist online staff in preparing for multi media stories.

* Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.

Education & Experience/Certifications

* Bachelors degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience

* Minimum of two years of experience


Skills & Abilities

* Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems.

* Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred.

* Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.

* Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment.

* Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.

* Proficient at posting content to various websites.

* Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

Work environment


* Valid Driver's License, good driving record and provide certificate of insurability with company required insurance limits.

* Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

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The Perks at ABC15:

* -A #thinkDIFFERENT culture that values new ideas, and actually acts on them.

* -One of the most beautiful TV station buildings you'll ever work within!

* -Voted BEST news website and BEST evening newscast in the Valley. We love to win, but we don't brag (too much)

* .-A place where your work gets seen and interacted with by millions of people each and every month.

* -300 sunny days each year, along with the best "winter" you'll ever experience!

* -A culture that values leaders at every level and puts a premium on promoting from within.

* -Generous paid time-off policies that start from day one.

* -A commitment to YOUR health that includes full benefits and annual wellness incentives.

* -A place where you can feel proud of where you work, knowing the station's commitment is to take action for our community and make Arizona a better place to live.

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