Digital News-Multimedia Journalist

NewsCenter 1 (KNBN-TV) in Rapid City has an immediate opening for a talented multimedia journalist (MMJ) to join their digital team.

This position has a digital distribution focus, utilizing NewsCenter1’s website and social media platforms, following AP Style. This position also works closely with NewsCenter1’s non-network distribution system, ConnectCenter1, to livestream news and community events.

This position also has production responsibilities during NewsCenter1’s broadcast newscasts.

The successful applicant is a motivated, self-directed person who works well alone but functions smoothly as part of a team.

Strong writing skills are a must.

  • Duties include, but are not limited to:
    • Write stories from local and national sources for NewsCenter1’s website
    • Assist with newsgathering, performing duties such as calling police or fire contacts in breaking news situations
    • Schedule distribution of NewsCenter1 stories on social media platforms using best social media practices
    • Livestream news and community events
    • Work with production department on newscasts as assigned
    • Other duties as assigned

    Minimum requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related degree field
    • 1-2 years newsroom experience, or appropriate collegiate experience
    • Strong editorial judgement
    • Strong written and visual storytelling skills
    • Thorough knowledge of AP Style
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Premiere Pro or similar non-linear editing system, electronic news production system

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Send resume and references to jprice@newscenter1.com 

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