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Multi-Media Journalist


logo Location:  Dothan AL
Control #:  110077T
Description:  

WTVY, Dothanís #1 rated news station is looking for a great storyteller who will excel in this digital age of journalism. We want a journalist who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.
  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
  • Use editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
  • Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
  • Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.
  • Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.
  • Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.
  • Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
  • Shoot, write and edit packaged reports.
  • Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
  • Transmit and present exciting live reports

    Job Requirements

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 1 year of experience preferred
  • Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism
  • A portfolio with examples of strong news reporting
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of iNews and Edius a plus WTVY covers news in Alabama, Florida and Georgia. Our primary DMA is southeast Alabama.

    WTVY (CBS) is the established market leader in Dothan. We have multiple live units and three bureaus, allowing us to produce more 29 hours of live news per week.

    Send resume to the attention of:
    Lena Sadiwskyj Ė WTVY News Director
    lena@wtvy.com
    No phone calls
    Or apply online at www.wtvy.com

    WTVY-TV, a Gray Television Group Station, is an equal opportunity employer and a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE. Pre-employment drug screening and driverís license check are required. A valid driverís license and a good driving record are absolutely necessary for this position. Posted 1/10/19.

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