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Multimedia Journalist/ Weekend Weather Anchor, KTNV

The E.W. Scripps Company
Las Vegas, NV 89101
  • Job Code
    JR023861

KTNV 13 Action News, the Scripps ABC station in Las Vegas, NV, is searching for an experienced Multimedia Journalist/ Weekend Weather Anchor to join its team. You must be a great storyteller and know how to cultivate strong sources to enterprise fresh lead stories. You will also be responsible for preparing and delivering accurate weather reports for the weekend newscasts.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.

  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interviews, observation, and research.

  • Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.

  • Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.

  • Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.

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

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

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

  • Assist news producer in preparing newscast.

  • Assist online staff in preparing for multimedia stories.

  • Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadlines, such as Internet and digital channels.

  • Responsible for analyzing meteorological data gathered by satellites and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for the public.

  • Interpret and analyze weather data to create local forecasts.

  • Report information live in scheduled newscasts, during unscheduled cut-ins, on-line and on social media as needed.

  • Develop graphics and presentation of weather information.

  • Report on a variety of subjects and write stories for broadcasts and sweeps pieces.

  • Participate in certain aspects of newscast anchoring including some copy delivery and interviewing.

  • Participate in community outreach projects.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Bachelors degree in broadcast journalism, or related degree, or equivalent years of experience.

  • 2 to 3 years of experience as a Multimedia Journalist.

  • 1 year of weather reporting experience preferred.

WHAT YOU'LL BRING:

  • Knowledge of weather data interpretation and forecasting preferred.

  • Ability to deliver weather information in a concise and understandable way.

  • Ability to create computer-generated graphics.

  • Computer literate, including newsroom computer systems.

  • Proficient at posting content to various platforms.

  • Strong organizational, time management and problem-solving skills.

  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

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

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. 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 on race, sex, sexual orientation, 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.

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Posted: 2020-11-08 Expires: 2020-12-07
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