NORTH COUNTRY DIGITAL JOURNALIST

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what that are doing!

WTEN-TV in Albany, NY has an opening for a digital journalist in our Glens Falls Bureau.

We are looking for an aggressive, creative self-starter who knows how to develop contacts and regularly produces quality content from the northern section of our coverage area.

This includes but is not limited to stories in Saratoga, Warren, Washington, and Bennington Counties.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

Build network of informational sources that will enable the company to stay ahead of its competitors.

Develop ideas for news, feature and enterprise pieces, as well as investigative stories.

Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation.

Gather accurate and interesting information for website.

Shoots and edits daily news video stories.

Produce accurate, complete and compelling news copy on deadline.

Play an active and visible role in the community

Experience:

Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills.

Team player that maintains attitude of cooperation with all station personnel.

Proficient at shooting, screening, logging and editing video, and providing written editing instructions to tape editors, when applicable

Proficient in social networking sites.

Possess exceptional research skills.

Requirements:

Training/Equipment: Operate newsroom computer systems, editing and camera equipment.

Provide resume and digital reel when applying.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel could be required on a regular basis. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. Position could require work in extreme outdoor temperatures.  A valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record are required.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy your career with us!

To apply for this job please visit Medialinetalent.com

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