Senior Multi-Media Journalist / Reporter

Posting Date: September 1, 2017
Minimum Deadline for Submission: Ongoing
Maximum Deadline for Submission: Ongoing
Station Management reserves the right to hire within the minimum and maximum deadlines.

The Multi-Media Journalist / Reporter has the general responsibility of gathering and producing content for air and for use online. Covering breaking news is the priority. MMJ’s also must be creative and generate content that finds the human angle of the story to appeal to the core needs of a Northern Nevada audience.

This is not an entry-level position. Candidates must understand how to cover politics and investigative stories.

Candidates must be prepared to work nights, weekends or overnights. When breaking news happens, we want aggressive journalists who want to be on the front lines, whether those lines involve protests, blizzards or wildfires.

--Create news content (on air, online and social networking).
--Manage content throughout the week and oversee the planning of newscast stories/interviews.
--Work with anchors, producers and managers to be consistent with the KOLO 8 News Now brand.
--Must be able to shoot video and edit. Knowledge of ENPS and Edius are a plus.
--Must be comfortable in live and breaking news situations.
--May be called upon to fill in, producing newscasts.

EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING:
--College degree in journalism, related field, or equivalent job experience.
--Five years reporting/MMJ experience preferred.
--Producing experience a plus.

OTHER:
--Willing to reside within 30 minutes of station.

Salary based on experience.

PLEASE SUBMIT RESUMES ELECTRONICALLY: http://bit.ly/2w3MG1H

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
Only if you don’t have electronic access, please mail your resume to:
KOLO-TV
Attn: Multi-Media Journalist Opening
4850 Ampere Drive
Reno, NV 89502

KOLO-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company and requires pre-employment drug testing. EOE Gray Television Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical handicap or marital status. Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission. If you believe your Equal Employment Rights have been violated, you may contact the FCC in Washington, D.C. 20054, or other appropriate state or local agencies. KOLO-TV/Gray Televisions Group, Inc. Participates in E-Verify.