Multi-Media Journalist (31448)
Join the #1 NBC affiliate group in the country! KING 5 TV, KONG TV, NWCN, and king5.com are now part of Gannett Broadcasting. We have shared values of providing first-class journalism that makes a difference in our communities and award winning programming. We are looking for an experienced, dynamic, and energetic Multi-Media Journalist. If you like to tell great stories and thrives in a fast-paced, team environment, we want to hear from you.
Brief Description of Duties Responsible for news gathering as a one-person operation for distribution on multiple platforms including broadcast, internet, cable, and digital channels. Will report and cover events of news interest, special events, and breaking news. Must be a self-starting journalist capable of enterprise reporting. Will collaborate with reporters or photojournalists, as appropriate, to produce the most creative, compelling stories. Must be proficient in live reporting, including breaking news situations.
Qualifications • College degree with minimum two years’ experience as an MMJ or general assignment reporter in a medium to large market preferred. • Excellent writing, packaging, and live skills. • Good understanding of operating video equipment. • Must possess a broad range of reporting styles with good on-air presentation skills. • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure. • Familiarity with all distribution platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Internet, etc. • Must be willing to work overtime, all shifts and work at a bureau outside of Seattle.
KING TV is a subsidiary of Gannett Co. Gannett is the largest local media company in the country and provides a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401(k).
To be considered a candidate for an opening at KING, you must complete the online application on the employment tab found on: king5.com/on-tv/employment and attach your resume, cover letter, and video link. Paper resumes or any electronic information received that do not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool. If you want to send a DVD of your work, in addition to applying online, please send that to the attention of Mark Ginther, Executive News Director at:
KING 5 TV 333 DEXTER AVE. N. SEATTLE, WA 98109 KING TV is an equal opportunity employer