Multimedia Journalist

Job Title: Multimedia Journalist
Location: KTUU-TV, 501 E. 40th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99503
Department: News
Supervises Others?: No.
Reports to: News Director
FSLA Status: Non-Exempt

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JOB SUMMARY:

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. Multimedia Journalists may also be called upon to fill-in as on-air news anchors or producers, when needed.

ABOUT STATION:

KTUU-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station based in Anchorage, Alaska. KTUU-TV’s early beginnings date back to 1953. Over the ensuing decades, the station has built a reputation of excellence as Alaska’s most watched news source, producing 19.5-hours of news and sports content each week on television. Online, KTUU.com has become a digital news leader, and Channel 2’s mobile News and Weather applications are on the leading edge of mobile journalism in Alaska. Strong reach and brand loyalty are augmented by added distribution to the state’s capital and more than 244 rural communities throughout Alaska. KTUU-TV also operates KYES, Channel 5 and Justice Network.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Excellent live reporting skills required, ability to ad-lib during breaking news
• Ability to do active and involved live shots and stand-ups
• Strong on-camera presentation skills required
• Excellent interview and communication skills
• Must be able to write in a clear, concise, and conversational manner
• Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines and use Social Media daily
• Strong initiative and attention to detail is required
• Must enterprise hard-news, research-based stories at daily news meetings
• Basic computer knowledge including newsroom software (ENPS), Microsoft applications and Internet use
• Ability to work well with others and independently with limited supervision

QUALIFICATIONS:

• College degree is required. Journalism or related field is preferred.
• Must hold a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
• Ability to shoot/edit video, ability to work independently as a “one man band”
• Meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
• Must have the desire to be at work during big breaking news, weather coverage and special events

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings.

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