Job Title – Reporter, MultiMedia Journalist Job Description: Dominant CBS/ABC combo serving the Tri-Cities, Tennessee and Virginia communities.  We are in central proximity to major metropolitan areas, including Knoxville, Charlotte and Richmond. Our amazing work and play community is rich in history and home to the Birthplace of Country Music, Bristol Motor Speedway, and World Class Hiking and Fishing.

We are seeking a SUPERSTAR Reporter/MultiMedia Journalist. 

Join our family that is committed to being part of the fabric of our communities for more 68 years that has made us a LEADER in delivering local content to our viewers.

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WJHL is looking for a Reporter/MMJ who will research, pitch and report stories for our newscasts and digital platforms.     

Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements Shoots and edits news events Produces and presents reports for all platforms Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality Writes stories for the web and other digital and social media platforms Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience Fluency in English Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required Superior on-air presence Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously Valid driver’s license with a good driving record Flexibility to work any shift

To apply:–MultiMedia-Journalist_REQ-19445