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Multimedia Journalist
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Job ID 5649
Job Type On-Campus Jobs (FWS) Tier 1
Employer School of Journalism & Electronic Media
Date Posted Aug 09, 2023
Category Communications/Media
Job Description

Under Supervision of Video Production Specialist:

· Deliver news packages on deadline in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner

· Use editorial judgment to help determine content

· Work with producer and team to create unique, fast-paced newscasts

· Use social media to determine content of newscasts and highlight big social stories.

· Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance newscasts and stories.

· Write for the web and post daily on all digital platforms including social media and attach images and streaming video

· Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility

· Perform other tasks as required by the Segment Producer or executive producer

· Deliver unscripted breaking news coverage and special event coverage to the community at large

· Receive assignments and evaluate leads and tips in order to develop story ideas

· Covers news in the field to generate, produce and deliver high-profile special reports

· Edit video for broadcasts and the web

· Participate in community events and makes public appearances on behalf of the station as assigned.

Training Expectations

· Camera basics

· Audio use

· Effective interviewing

· Editing software

· Generating stories

· How to write for broadcast/web

Job Requirements

Self-starter, people person and interested in news and storytelling. Ability to lift 10lbs. We will train you. 

Evaluation Procedure

Weekly preformance reviews with VPS that focuses on student development. 

Available Openings 6
Hours 20.0 hours per week
Hourly Rate $11.00/hour
Time Frame Fall / Spring
Contact Name Clint Elmore
Contact Email
Work Location 11 Communications Building Knoxville TN 37996
Phone 865-974-5155
Fax N/A

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