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Multimedia Journalist

For WPTZ-TV/NBC5, the NBC affiliate

WPTZ-TV/NBC5, the NBC affiliate in Burlington, VT-Plattsburgh, NY market, is looking for a Multimedia Journalist that has the ability to generate story ideas, write to video, and do compelling live shots. We are seeking a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. We???re a very collaborative newsroom. This person will produce content on-air, on-line, and for our mobile platforms. We want candidates who want to win as a team, be part of a diverse newsroom and who comes to work with a positive attitude and willingness to take feedback and learn.

What you get in return is the chance to become part of HEARST Television, one of the premier broadcast companies in the country. You'll also get to work with a talented group of journalists who go the extra mile for each other and the opportunity to live in one of the most scenic parts of the country. This position is based at our South Burlington, VT studio, but will cover stories from throughout our NH/VT/NY market.

Job Responsibilities

  • Gather information for stories and live reports for newscasts that could include mornings, nights and weekends. Variable shift possible.
  • Put together high-quality packages.  
  • Coverage of breaking news
  • Develop sources and generate story ideas
  • Shoot live shots and live interviews
  • Shoot and track news stories

Experience Requirements:

  • Creative writer and packager
  • Military multimedia experience a plus
  • Must be able to provide samples of reporting and photography.

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements
Jun 16, 2022
Jul 13, 2022
• Works quickly and efficiently • Good personality. Must connect with viewers • Must enjoy being part of a team. • Ability to develop contacts and generate stories. • Ability to shoot and edit high quality video
• Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
South Burlington, VT
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