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 is distribution focused both for on-air broadcast and digital content 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 Digital Content Manager.

Strong writing skills and dynamic camera presence are a must.

Reports to: Executive Producer and Digital Content Manager.

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. Copy editing and proofreading
  6. Operate lives for breaking news and weather
  7. Other duties as assigned

Preferred Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related degree field
  2. 1-2 years newsroom experience, or appropriate collegiate experience
  3. Proficient in AP writing guidelines
  4. Strong editorial judgement
  5. Write compelling and error-free news content
  6. Ability to multi-task
  7. Strong written and visual storytelling skills
  8. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Premiere Pro or similar non-linear editing system, electronic news production system
  9. Familiarity with Ross Inception newsroom computer system a plus


Please send resumes to Melissa Cline at

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