Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist

Tribune Media Company - Huntsville, AL3.5

30+ days ago
Overview
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 preferred; 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.