Multimedia Journalist

Oklahoma City, OK

Full Job Description


KOCO-TV is looking for a Multimedia Journalist that has the ability to generate story ideas, write to video, and do compelling live shots. We are seeking a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. The Multimedia Journalist should be an accurate, ethical, compelling storyteller with a team attitude. The right candidate loves telling stories and delivering them LIVE to the viewers. This person will produce content on-air, on-line, and for our mobile devices. We are looking for someone who can shoot and edit video and has a passion for journalism and bringing the viewer the “big story”.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Gather information for stories and live reports for newscasts that could include mornings, nights and weekends. Variable shift possible.
  • Put together high quality packages.
  • Coverage of breaking news and sports
  • Develop sources and generate story ideas
  • Shoot live shots and live Interviews
  • Shoot and track news stories
  • Work with reporters on packages, special reports and documentaries
  • In-person attendance is required

Experience Requirements:

  • At least one year television news reporting, photography and editing preferred
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Works quickly and efficiently
  • Good personality. Must connect with viewers
  • Must enjoy being part of a team.
  • Excellent writing and packaging skills
  • Must be able to provide samples of reporting and photography.
  • Ability to develop contacts and generate stories.
  • Ability to shoot and edit high quality video
  • Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred.
  • Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) will be considered
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered