2 days old
2018-07-192018-08-18

Reporter/MMJ

Tribune Company
Huntsville, AL
  • Job Code
    2018-47626
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  • Reporter/MMJ

    Location US-AL-Huntsville
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/30/2018 2:20 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-47626
    Category
    News Writers/Producers
  • Overview

    Reports To: News Director

     

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

     

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more. This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    Responsibilities

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree pred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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