Producer/Multimedia Journalist

Job Title: Producer/Multimedia Journalist
Location: KTUU-TV, 501 E. 40th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99503
Department: News
FSLA Status: Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Supervises Others?: No.

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To learn more about KTUU, watch our video: http://www.ktuu.com/content/stationjobs/What-its-like-to-work-for-KTUU-406566725.html

JOB SUMMARY:

The Morning Producer/Multimedia Journalist is responsible for producing content for newscasts including: creating content for TV and web, writing scripts, editing copy, ordering graphics to fit stories, coordinating live shots, communicating with anchors and production staff during live broadcasts, and directing reporters & photographers on deadline. Multimedia Journalists are responsible for developing, investigating, writing, shooting, reporting and editing stories of interest. Must generate story and source contacts, and enterprise stories on a daily basis. Delivers reports of high visual and ethical standards, using creative ideas and live-news capabilities. Coverage is on-air, live or taped and on-line. This Producer/Multimedia Journalist position requires working a weekend shift as well as 3 days (or nights) a week.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Strong initiative and persistent attention to detail is required
• Be able to write clearly and accurately; great grammar
• Produces newscasts including: stacking, writing scripts, editing copy, ordering graphics to fit stories, making maps, coordinating live shots with directors, production staff, reporters & photographers
• Write copy for TV and web daily, including gathering breaking news information by phone in the overnight hours
• Ability to shoot/edit video, ability to work independently as a "one man band"
• Ability to do active and involved live shots and stand-ups; strong on-camera presentation skills
• Excellent live reporting skills required, ability to ad-lib during breaking news
• Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines and use Social Media daily

QUALIFICATIONS:

• College degree is required. Journalism or related field is preferred.
• Must hold a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
• Meet tight deadlines and work well under deadline pressure
• Must have the desire to be at work during big breaking news
• Basic computer knowledge including newsroom software (ENPS) and edit software (Grass Valley Edius)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

To learn more about KTUU, watch our video: http://www.ktuu.com/content/stationjobs/What-its-like-to-work-for-KTUU-406566725.html

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