Multi Media Journalist

Hearst Newspapers Oklahoma City, OK
KOCO-TV is looking for a MultimediaJournalist who has the ability to generate compelling, timely stories, write tovideo, and do active, urgent live shots. We are seeking a self-motivatedindividual who wants to win each day. The Multimedia Journalist should bean accurate, ethical, compelling storyteller with a team attitude. The rightcandidate loves telling stories and delivering them LIVE to theviewers. This person will produce content for air and digital. We arelooking for someone who can shoot and edit video and has a passion forjournalism and bringing the viewer the "big story".

Job Responsibilities:

* Gather information for stories and live reports for newscasts that could include mornings, nights and weekends. Variable shift possible.

* Shoot, track and edit high-quality news stories

* Coverage of breaking news, weather and sports

* Develop sources and generate story ideas

ExperienceRequirements:

* At least two years' television news reporting, photography and editing

* Breaking news and severe weather experience

* Creative, concise writing

* Excellent photography and editing skills

* Military multimedia experience will be considered

Qualifications:

* Works quickly and efficiently

* Positive newsroom citizen who invests in the success of the team

* Ability to connect with viewers

* Must enjoy being part of a team

* Excellent writing, shooting and editing skills

* Must be able to provide samples of reporting and photography

* Ability to develop contacts and generate stories

* Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production

Education:

* Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred.

* Military multimedia training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) will be considered with appropriate experience