Journalist, Multi Media
Tribune Company - York, PA

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The multi-media journalist needs to do it all; report, shoot, edit and push content online. This position will normally work by themsleves to gather content for packages and other stories for both on-air and online.

Responsibilities:

Write and package breaking news stories and general news stories for TV as well as the online and mobile community.

Produce visual journalism, including photos and video, to use in packages and stories for both on-air and online to help supplement the work of full-time video journalists on staff.

Constantly update your story online whether it is breaking or a general news story with unique web only content and interviews.

Maintain a daily blog on a topic approved by the online content media managers using blogging best practices to grow consumer audience and interaction with the blog.

Work with media and content managers as well as the art department to generate unique story ideas, photographs and graphics for stories.

Understand basic internet search engine optimization practices and utilize them when researching and writing stories and online content.

Contribute to FOX 43's growth by using social media to converse with viewers and gather ideas and content online.

Qualifications:

Minimum one year reporting experience required. Must have excellent communication skills, a strong work ethic, must take initiative and possess great news judgement. Ability to write accurately under pressure in a contemporary, compelling and conversational style using a blackberry, laptop or cell phone text messaging system. Should be well versed and have hands-on experience with social media sites and networks like Facebook and Twitter. Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication or related field is a must.

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