Multimedia Journalist

Company: Sinclair Broadcast Group
Company Website
Location: Ottumwa, IA
Full Time

Details:
KTVO has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). In this role, you will be required to produce daily content for on-air and online.

Requirements:
KTVO is looking for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ) in our Ottumwa, Iowa newsroom. Your responsibilities as an MMJ will include reporting, shooting and editing news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as well as other responsibilities as assigned. You will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the Internet, social media and television.

Skills and Experience:
• Sharp news judgment
• The ability to tell an engaging story
• Excellent technical skills
• The ability to work well independently
• Ability to work under pressure, with strict deadlines
• Strong writing skills required, including the ability to write concisely, yet conversationally

Requirements and Qualifications:
• Reporting experience is preferred, but not required
• Experience with live shots is preferred, but not required
• Experience with Live-U is a plus
• Must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel.

About Us:
Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We’re at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team:
The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!