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Multimedia Journalist, KMTV

The E.W. Scripps Company
Omaha, NE 68102
  • Job Code
    JR026743

KMTV, the E.W. Scripps Company CBS affiliate in Omaha, NE is looking for an experienced, Multimedia Journalist to join our 3 News Now morning team.

If you want to tell stories with integrity, live the principles of journalism, make our communities stronger, and the world around us better, come join us at 3 News Now, where Scripps is continuing to create the future of our industry with a focus on local community.

The Multimedia Journalist is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.

What You'll Do:

  • Receive assignments or evaluate news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.

  • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.

  • Organize material, determine slant or emphasis, and write stories according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.

  • Shoot video and still photos to illustrate stories.

  • Edit, or assist in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.

  • Appear on television program when conducting taped interview or narration.

  • Give live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.

  • Work cooperatively with photographer if one is assigned to the story.

  • Assist news producer in preparing newscast.

  • Assist online staff in preparing multimedia stories.

  • On deadline will report, write, capture quality visual content, edit, and produce stories for multiple platforms such as internet and digital channels.

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelors degree in Broadcast Journalism or other related degree or equivalent years of experience

  • Minimum of two years of experience

  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required; proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

What You'll Bring:

  • Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems.

  • Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.

  • Experience editing video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar platform.

  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.

  • Proficiency at posting content to various websites.

  • Self-motivation and ability to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

  • Applicants who can demonstrate live reporting and interviewing skills highly desired

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HOW WE KEEP YOU SAFE:

Consistent with our commitment to maintain a safe workplace free of known hazards, all employees and visitors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We also may require staying up to date on booster shots in the future based on Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and manufacturer recommendations. If you are hired, we will require you to verify that you are fully COVID-19 vaccinated by your start date, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption by Scripps in writing or any other exemptions available under applicable law. This requirement currently excludes positions located in Florida, Montana, and Tennessee due to state law; however we are monitoring developments related to OSHA requirements which may supersede state law in the future.

SCRIPPS' COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
AtScripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve.We are intentional about creating anenvironmentwhereemployees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspiredto reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each persons diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scrippsleaders believe thatan equitable and inclusive culture isnot only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative.Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company(NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nations fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nations largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, Give light and the people will find their own way.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.







Posted: 2021-12-27 Expires: 2022-01-25
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