Spectrum Careers – Mulitmedia Journalist

Website Spectrum

Job Description:

Spectrum Networks is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to research, develop, write, edit, shoot and deliver news stories on deadline. Contribute to special features and stories. Participate in coordinating coverage of major stories, and specials.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with a ENG/Photojournalist on occasion
  • Responsible for representing channel in a professional manner
  • Deliver news reports, including live reports, demonstrating energy, confidence, professional appearance and voice quality
  • Work with assignment desk editors, production staff and independently in the newsgathering process
  • Create original news stories; gather information for news stories using beat sources, contacts and leads
  • Establish a community presence outside of the newscasts
  • Build contacts and sources within the assigned community
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Manage general upkeep of assigned company equipment
  • Report within assigned deadlines
  • Write, shoot, audio mix and edit own news stories, interviews and features for an assigned newscast to tell the story effectively

Job Requirements:

  • Must have ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline
  • Ability to relate well with diverse populations and age groups
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the State of residence
  • Ability to clearly communicate solutions
  • Must have sufficiently strong story development skills to submit original story ideas on a daily basis
  • Must have strong on-camera skills
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to handle breaking news on-air
  • Must be able to develop sources, work a beat, and break stories
  • 3 years experienced working in a 24 hour news channel preferred
  • Ability to interface with internal company personnel
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field or comparable television work experience preferred

Job Details:

Company:  Spectrum

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Buffalo, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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