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Multi-Media Journalist

Tribune Company
Memphis, TN
  • Job Code
    2017-45918
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  • Multi-Media Journalist

    Location US-TN-Memphis
    Posted Date 11 months ago(1/11/2018 5:49 PM)
    Job ID
    2017-45918
    Category
    News Operations
  • Overview

    Location: Memphis, TN

    Reports To: News Director

     

    WREG, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an MMJ to work in our Memphis location.

    The MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more. This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WREG, the station websites and social media.

    Responsibilities

    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community. Develop Story ideas a pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings. They have full discretion on this.
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce news stories including vo’s, vo/sot’s, packages and live shots. Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency.   There is feedback and approval from managers along the way.
    • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites. They have full discretion on this.
    • Perform other duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree pred; equivalent experience required
    • 1+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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    Posted: 2018-12-06 Expires: 2019-01-05

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