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WATE in Knoxville, TN is looking for a Digital Multi-Media Journalist (MMJ) to focus exclusively on reporting for our local digital platforms.
The Digital MMJ should be passionate about local news, innovative, focused on the mobile user, confident on camera, and full of creativity and initiative. This position will gather and present live and recorded video segments, online, on mobile, and on social media. These segments will be original stories that break news, dig deeper into details of breaking stories, and develop original enterprise topics exclusive to our digital platform. He or she will have a strong understanding of how to effectively use social media to publicize stories and to connect with the audience. The right candidate should also be able to perform content management tasks.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Research, writing, capturing visual content and editing general assignment stories for our websites, mobile platforms and social media.
Requirements & Skills:
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Digital MMJ must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Digital MMJ must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
ALL applicants must apply on-line at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com , please upload resume.