Seeking Multimedia Journalist

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WTKR-TV (CBS affiliate)

Date Posted June 21, 2024
Industry Television
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time

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WTKR/WGNT, The E.W. Scripps station in the Norfolk, Virginia DMA is searching for a Multimedia Journalist to live and work in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. From the famous wild horses in Corolla, to the rich aviation history of the Wright Brothers in Kitty Hawk, to the sprawling beaches and sand dunes in Nags Head, this is a unique opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated journalist. The Multimedia Journalist will immerse themselves in the community, telling the stories of the people who live in and vacation to the barrier islands of the Outer Banks and the surrounding areas of Northeast North Carolina. The Multimedia Journalist is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content, and editing stories for multiple platforms. This is a unique opportunity that will be a critical part of the newsgathering efforts. Want to put your mark on a region? This is your chance! Apply today!


·       Develop sources and break relevant stories on all platforms.

·       Pitch, shoot, write, edit, and track compelling enterprise and real time stories.

·       Confirm accuracy of information before publishing, posting, or broadcasting stories.

·       Pitch stories that impact local communities.

·       Produced packaged reports and go live from the scene when necessary.

·       Help news producers prepare newscasts by identifying the best video and sound and showcasing elements.

·       Cover breaking news as assigned.

·       Other duties as assigned.


·       Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience

·       Generally 3+ years in related field preferred


·       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

·       Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

·       Valid driver’s license, good driving record, and ability to provide proof of insurance with the company-required insurance limits

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