News Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist
Marquee Broadcasting Kentucky, Inc. is looking for a full-time News Reporter/MMJ!
Our reporters need to be plugged in to the community, be able to gather information quickly and effectively, and report on the facts. The ideal candidate should be able to shoot and edit their own video, go live, post content to the web and social media platforms, and anchor, if necessary. We’re looking for reporters who can create compelling, impactful stories for our viewers, address the issues facing our community, and who are good at creating relationships.
Duties And Responsibilities:
Enterprise, pitch, research, and deliver local, original, and factual news stories. * Build relationships within the community and establish a strong presence, outside of newscasts. * Report, write, and capture quality visual content and sound. * Edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on a tight deadline. * Demonstrate strong editorial judgment while following journalistic ethics and libel laws. * Work independently, as well as with news management and production team, in the news gathering process. * Responsible for representing News40 in a professional manner, inside and outside the studio. * Engage with the community in public appearances. * Strategically engage in social media, as an ambassador of the News40 brand. * Act as a resource for colleagues with less experience. * Participate in an established on-call rotation * Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements & Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field. * Fluency in English. * Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to ad-lib when required. * Minimum of two years’ experience in television news reporting. * Superior on-air presence. * Proficiency with cameras, computers, editing software, telephones, copiers, scanners. * Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. * Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record. * Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions. * Flexibility to work any shift, including holidays and weekends
Marquee Broadcasting Kentucky, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.
If you are the perfect candidate for this role, please send your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, Marquee Broadcasting Kentucky, P.O. Box 149, Bowling Green, KY 42102, or email to: Whitney.Scott@wnky.com. Please note position desired in subject line.