Multi Media Journalist


Yakima & Tri Cities, WA – KNDU/KNDO-TV in Yakima and Tri-Cities, Washington is looking for a Multi Media Journalist to join the NBC RIGHT NOW Wake Up Northwest news team. Think of this position as the “Swiss Army Knife” of news. MMJ’s will cover breaking news, develop and nurture local news contacts, enterprise unique stories, and follow-up on news stories. This person will not only develop said stories, but also shoot, write, and edit them for multiple media platforms. In other words, we need a highly motivated individual who is well-versed in the rules of journalism, capable of working in a self-directed environment and able to exercise a high level of creativity, innovation and enterprise when creating stories for presentation across multiple media delivery platforms.

Please send your resume, cover letter and reel to Jana Gray, News Director at [email protected] EEO. Women & minorities encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications & Skills:
College degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communications.
Willingness to work overtime when necessary.
Knowledge of and desire to participate in social media.
Eagerness to share skills with other staff members and the community, as well as learn from others.
Ability to adapt in a changing media and technology landscape.
Ability to use web-based applications such as G-mail, Google, Facebook, etc.
Ability to create non-article content – e.g. tweets, video clips, databases – for online.

Other Requirements:
Passion and dedication to news!
Great story teller who writes to video;
Must enjoy working as one β€œman” band;
Good video photographer with eye for news, features and sports;
Ability to meet daily deadlines and work cooperatively with other staff members;
Experience editing news copy and videotape;
Good phone etiquette;
Must possess a valid driver’s license with no DUI convictions;
Ability to carry fifty pounds of television equipment;
Pass pre-employment drug test.

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