WPHL-17, Tribune Media's affiliate in Philadelphia, PA, is recruiting for a seasoned journalist to join its morning news team.
A Multi Media Journalist is a seasoned storyteller in a team of champions. Seeking a candidate who is aggressive, resourceful and relentless. If you lead by example… if you care about being fair and accurate… if you are a live-shot artist… let us hear from you. If you love the give and take of social media… let us hear from you!
The successful candidate will be able to:
Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community. Develop Story ideas and pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings. They have full discretion on this.
Shoot, Edit, Write and prepare stories on deadline that are fair, accurate and engaging to the audience. They have discretion to write the story as they see fit but almost all stories are reviewed prior to going to air.
Present those stories on live television in an energetic, conversational and creative style. Full Discretion but management provides very specific expectations related to their delivery.
Post and promote those stories and additional items on the internet, social media, and other platforms. Full Discretion but management provides very specific expectations related to their postings.
Command of the English language, secondary language such as Spanish, helpful. Should be able to write in complete sentences with proper spelling, punctuation and format. Should be able to function under extreme stress and deadline pressures. Experience in reporting and news gathering preferred. Should have working knowledge of the Internet and feel comfortable using computers and electronic newsgathering equipment. Experience working with news cameras and news editing software including Final Cut Pro.
A four year degree in liberal arts or journalism is preferred and/or one+ years related experience.
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.