Multimedia Journalist - TDP
USA TODAY - McLean, VA

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Description

Gannett Co., Inc., one of the nation's largest print, broadcast and digital information companies, is now accepting applications for the 2013 award-winning Talent Development Program.

We’re looking for MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISTS who can write, shoot, edit and produce stories on deadline using video and audio, rich graphics and other visual presentation techniques to tell the story across digital, broadcast and print platforms.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Coverage of general assignment stories
Developing news sources and writing accurate, intriguing news stories
Fact gathering and checking, including use of database searches
Writing headlines and recommending digital and social media elements to enhance written work

The TDP provides recent college graduates with an opportunity to begin a career through a program that focuses on YOU

Y our continued personal and professional development
O ur commitment to providing you with the resources and training to take your career to the next level
U nderstanding that the transition from the college campus to the workplace can be hard, and we will work with you to make yours as smooth as possible

Program Requirements
Bachelors degree or higher required.
3.2 minimum overall GPA.
Applicants are required to have personal transportation, a valid driver’s license and successfully complete a drug screening and background check.

Benefits
On-the-job training supplemented with webinar training sessions
Access to an existing, company-wide network of progressive young professionals
Mentorship from TDP alums and leaders within the company
Ongoing one-on-one professional development planning support

Participant Selection Process:
Complete the online application and attach a cover letter, resume or link(s) to your work, internship information, awards, extracurricular activities and other information to support your submission
Gannett executives will review your application and ask you to participate in a telephone or face-to-face interview if necessary
Each selected participant will receive a position offer and additional work location information

I chose TDP because I knew I was signing onto a promising career with the top newspaper publishing company in the nation. It was an exciting and unique way to kick off my career, with mentorship and training from some of the best and brightest in our industry. Years later, the TDP continues to fulfill its promise. It has introduced me to colleagues across the country — now valued friends and mentors — who provide encouragement, feedback and ideas. Alumni are invited to participate in conferences, mentorship programs and training, and we are guided in our journey to becoming leaders in this company and this industry.

Kate McGinty, Digital and Investigative Reporter, The Desert Sun, Palm Springs, CA
TDP Class of 2007

About Us
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. Gannett is committed to connecting people – and the companies who want to reach them – with their interests and communities. For more information, visit www.gannett.com.

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