Multimedia Journalist

Multimedia Journalist

NewsCenter 1 (KNBN-TV) in Rapid City has an immediate opening for a multimedia journalist (MMJ) for an energetic small-market news team.

This position an on-air broadcast distribution focus, but has significant responsibility to generate content for NewsCenter1’s online distribution channels, including NewsCenter1.TV and our social media outlets.

Our MMJs usually function as one-man bands. Therefore, the successful applicant is a motivated, self-directed person who works well alone but functions smoothly as part of a team.

This position also develops story ideas and pitches them to the Executive Producer and Assignment Editor.

Strong writing skills and dynamic camera presence are a must.

Reports to: Executive Producer

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Shoot and cover scheduled or breaking news events, as assigned
  2. Write copy and edit video and sound for assigned stories for use on all of NewsCenter1’s distribution channels on air and online
  3. Generate story ideas, including video and interview possibilities
  4. Assist with writing copy for newscasts
  5. Other duties as assigned

Minimum requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related degree field
  2. 1-2 years newsroom experience, or appropriate collegiate experience
  3. Strong editorial judgement
  4. Strong written and visual storytelling skills
  5. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Premiere Pro or similar non-linear editing system, electronic news production system
  6. Familiarity with Ross Inception newsroom computer system a plus

Please send resumes to cdancy@newscenter1.com

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