WXIN, Fox59 News is in search of a creative multimedia journalist who excels covering breaking news and developing enterprise stories. Successful candidate will write, shoot and edit most of his/her own stories for on air and online. He/She will also have strong storytelling abilities and develop elements for the web. Successful candidate will understand the immediate deadline of posting stories online and providing social media updates throughout the day. At least 3 years reporting experience preferred.
Responsible for writing, shooting and editing most of his/her own stories for on air and online. Consistently generates and submits ideas for news stories. Develops news sources. Posts content to station website and continuously updates social media sites. Represents the station at events designed to promote and enhance the station’s image in the community. Maintains positive relationships with members of community, and knowledge of community affairs. Answers mail, electronic mail and phone calls from viewers. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
College degree in journalism or related field preferred. At least three years of broadcast news experience. Excellent journalistic background. Effective writer. Good organizational skills. Must be able to accept constructive direction and criticism designed to enhance individual’s performance. Ability to appear live in a broadcast to deliver reports in a professional and effective manner. Can perform duties and make decisions under deadline pressure. Must be capable of interacting positively and productively with other employees.