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MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST (BUREAU REPORTER) - WHSV

Company: Gray Television
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

About Gray Television: Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business. About WHSV: WHSV is located in Harrisonburg, Virginia situated in the Shenandoah Valley. We have been consistently honored for our journalism by the Associated Press and Virginia Association of Broadcasters. Our team produces nearly 30 hours of local news each week. We strive to bring our viewers the best content on all platforms. Harrisonburg is a thriving community located two hours from Washington, D.C. and Richmond. We are the area's ABC, CBS and FOX affiliates. WHSV - Job Summary/Description: WHSV-TV is accepting resumes for a full-time MMJ to work out of our Augusta County newsroom. We are looking for a Multimedia Journalist who digs, develops sources and embraces all aspects of the storytelling process - enterprising, shooting, writing, editing, and presenting on camera. Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following: --- Write, shoot, and edit stories on your own for newscasts and website --- Post and regularly update stories and other material on the web --- Use social media sites (i.e. Facebook and Twitter) to report stories and interact with viewers--- Research, gather, & provide information in the most accurate, appealing, timely & creative way using all resources --- Develop and maintain sources of information and knowledge about assignments --- Participate in story selection process through meetings, and contribute story ideas daily--- Demonstrate sound news judgment, collaborate with others to present the story in the best way --- Present TV stories in alternative and creative ways that emphasize storytelling techniques --- Ability to lift 35-40lbs of gear--- Recognize that he/she is a high-profile representative of our news organization in the community and conduct himself/herself in a professional and cordial manner--- Perform other duties as assigned --- Work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed Qualifications/Requirements: - Excellent writing, storytelling, and editing skills.- Solid news judgment.- Must be able to report in a broad range of styles with good on-air presentation skills.- Work under pressure.- Familiarity with all distribution platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Internet etc.- Bachelor s Degree in Broadcast Journalism or equivalent is a plus.- Valid Driver's License & Motor Vehicle Records check are required. Additional Info: Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

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