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Senior Multimedia Journalist
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Job ID 5721
Job Type On-Campus Jobs (FWS) Tier 2
Employer School of Journalism & Electronic Media
Date Posted Sep 22, 2023
Category Media/Marketing
Job Description

In addition to the duties below, mentor junior multimedia journalist students. Helping with workshops given by Video Production Specialist. 

Work toward creating their own segment for assigned show. 

Under Supervision of Video Production Specialist:

· Deliver multiple 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

Experience as Multimedia journalist

Evaluation Procedure

Weekly preformance reviews with VPS that focuses on student development

Available Openings 5
Hours 10.0 to 25.0 hours per week
Hourly Rate $11.50/hour
Time Frame All Year
Contact Name Clint Elmore
Contact Email
Work Location 252, 294, 295 Communications Building Knoxville TN 37996
Phone 865-974-5155
Fax N/A

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