Griffin Media
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KOTV Multimedia Journalist

Post Date:Feb 12, 2024Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:
Location: United States - Oklahoma - Tulsa Job Reference:
Job Description:

A Multimedia Journalist at News On 6 helps drive the Ideal Team Player culture.

Job Summary: As a Multimedia Journalist you will shoot, write, edit, and perform on-air presentation of news, entertainment, community, weather, and sports stories. You will work mostly independently, occasionally with a photojournalist.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Write news copy and travel to news scene to cover stories as needed. Maintain awareness of current events.
  • Use social media as part of daily story telling.
  • Communicate with Assignment Desk throughout the day.
  • Understand and use pre-production.
  • Record sound and pictures on video for broadcasts, displaying awareness of the elements of good photojournalism.
  • Employ keen lighting skills and perform independent live shots while effectively using equipment for live shots.
  • Adhere to newsroom policies and procedures for video, scripts, and deadlines.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned, including driving automobile for company business.

Job Schedule: This is a Full-Time position work rotating shifts and 24 hours on call availability. Must be able to work extended schedules. Travel without advance notice possible.

Essential Qualities:
Humble: A habit of sharing successes, putting the team first, and working for the good of the team. A “we” not “me” attitude. The ability to give and receive constructive criticism. Observe and employ the Golden Rule.
Hungry: Exhibit a strong work ethic, drive, and willingness to take initiative.
Smart: The virtue of being interpersonally smart about the interactions and relationships of those you encounter.
Positive Attitude: Exhibited by focusing on opportunities not problems, see the glass as half-full not half-empty.
Sense of Urgency: How we react and respond.

Skills and Requirements:
Two years of progressively responsible experience in a television newsroom as an on-air reporter and one year of news video-journalism experience preferred.
BS degree in Journalism, Communications, or related field.
Link of work sample required.
Knowledge of Journalistic standards necessary and ability to perform appropriately on camera.
Accurate and comprehensive writing, shooting, and editing skills as well as good communication skills.
A basic understanding of news production for multiple platforms.
Experience in the field is essential.
Must be self-sufficient enough to set up and research stories with limited guidance.
Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid Oklahoma driver’s license and have a driving record acceptable to the company.
Capable of handling the physical and mental requirements including:
ability to verbally communicate in English
ability to read computer monitor information (words and data)
ability to hear detailed spoken word
ability to remain sedentary and to travel to work location
ability to perform manual dexterity tasks with hands, fingers
ability to analyze data, concentrate, reason, and write
ability to perform under emotional stress
ability to work rotating shifts and be on 24-hour call

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Contact Information
Griffin Media
Maddie Stockard
100 West Main St Suite 100
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
United States
Ph: 405-841-9176

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