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WTNH/News 8 is looking for a self-starting part-time MMJ to work on our lifestyle show.
The successful candidate must have MMJ skills including shooting, writing and editing vignettes for use on air and on line. Additionally, this position will also be responsible for assisting the producer with booking guests, going out on sales calls, writing segments for the show and all other duties as assigned related to the daily production of “Connecticut Style,” a daily marketer-friendly show that focuses on health, fitness, fashion, cooking and a variety of family friendly topics.
The position requires a proven track record as a successful MMJ with a minimum of three years’ experience, preferably with direct on-camera experience. The ability to work as part of a unique production team with a co-host and other on-camera talent is essential. Must be able to assist the show producer with writing solid copy on a deadline basis, as required. Knowledge of Local and National trends is important, as is an ability to communicate extemporaneously about current issues.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field preferred, with minimum of (2) two years’ experience as news reporter.
Training/Equipment: Operate newsroom computer systems.
Additional Information: Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures.
WTNH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. A satisfactory pre-employment background check will be required.
NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.
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News 8 WTNH/WCTX values the contribution of all of its employees. We recognize their efforts by offering a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more. We are committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background and DMV check
To be considered for this position you must apply online via the Nexstar Media Group Career Portal: Please remember to attach your cover letter, resume and a link to your demo reel (if applicable).
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Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Multimedia Journalist Reporter 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 Multimedia Journalist Reporter 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.