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Reporter I, MultiMedia Journalist

Company: Nexstar Media Group Inc.
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

The Multimedia Journalist Reporter produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers. * Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events * Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories * Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines * Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details * Determines a story's emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly * Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information * Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions * Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community * Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas * Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions * Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts * Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements * Shoots and edits news events and news reports * Produces and presents reports for all platforms * Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality * Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms * Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites * Performs special projects and other duties as assigned Requirements & Skills: * Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience * Fluency in English * Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required * Minimum two years' experience in news reporting (Depending on market size) * Superior on-air presence * Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment * Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously * Valid driver's license with a good driving record * Flexibility to work any shift COMPENSATION RANGE: Annual Salary: $26,000.00 - and up, commensurate with experience ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: * A career path to grow your professional experiences * Full medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as certain other health and wellness benefits * Retirement savings plan with company match * Other key company benefits include disability accident insurance, hospital indemnity, critical illness, life insurance, AD&D, ID protection, and employee assistance program. More details about timing and conditions of benefits eligibility and other plan terms and conditions will be provided upon hire.

Keywords: Nexstar Media Group Inc., Grand Junction , Reporter I, MultiMedia Journalist, Advertising , Grand Junction, Colorado

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