Multimedia Journalist

Posted On: September 27, 2021
Station/Company: KPTV/KPDX-TV
Location: Portland Oregon
Hours: Full Time

Job Summary

Multimedia Journalist

KPTV-KPDX, a Meredith owned duopoly, located in Beaverton, Oregon is recruiting for a Multimedia Journalist.. The Multimedia Journalist researches, writes, captures visual content and edits general assignment stories for multiple platforms. The Multimedia Journalist performs job duties of a news photographer, reporter and news editor.

Essential Job Functions
30% – Develops, writes, reports and edits video news stories from concept to finish. Uses research, interviews, and observation to compile information into a written story that is ready for multiple media platforms according to prescribed editorial style, station brand and format requirements.
30% – Photographs and/or performs creative editing for news material (including news documentaries); sets up and operates lighting equipment for photography of news material (including news documentaries).
20% – Presents news stories or reports, including interviews or narration via on air, live from the set, taped, live remotes or live indoor locations or for multiple platforms in a professional and polished manner. This may include public service and special event programs of a news nature, news-orientated promotional announcements and other similar duties.
15% – Generates enterprise story ideas, cultivates news sources and remains knowledgeable regarding places, events and people in the news. Provides daily story notes outlining ideas for future stories.
5% – Operates/drives live ENG trucks, SUV news vehicles, and all related broadcast equipment. Sets-up ENG truck as assigned with complete knowledge and in accordance with Meredith live truck safety procedures and issues. Maintains clean driving record in accordance with Meredith Driver Fleet Safety Policy.

Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; has been committed to service journalism for 118 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms — including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video — to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

Meredith Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer


2 years experience as a Multimedia Journalist

Education: Bachelors in Journalism, Communications or similar degree

Must possess excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Ability to work under deadline
Must have valid driver’s license

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Expiration: October 11, 2021