Multimedia Journalist (PT)
KPLC-TV in Lake Charles seeks a part-time motivated and dynamic MMJ to join our news team. Successful candidate must be a proven leader who is fearless, motivated and passionate about storytelling. Ideal candidate must be an effective communicator who excels in reporting. The ability to cultivate sources and produce enterprise stories is a must. Applicant must have a love for local news, a passion for creative storytelling, a positive attitude, a desire to innovate and a passion for being “live.”
Qualified candidates must possess strong live reporting skills and be driven by breaking news. The successful candidate must also be proficient on all digital platforms and meet mandated social media goals. Driving, shooting video, shooting your own live shots, video editing and writing are required for this position. College Degree in Journalism or related field, internship and or professional newsroom experience, experience with Edius, ENPS and LiveU is a plus.
Responsibilities include but not limited to generating own story ideas, set up own interviews, write broadcast and digital versions of stories. Also maintain professional social media accounts and assist producers on showcasing stories. Write, shoot, edit and go live on stories for multiple newscasts in the same day, work under deadlines, present live news in urgent and active manor, produce content for KPLC-TV, KPLCTV.com as well as KPLC Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and OTT sites. Also, must follow strategic plan for the newsroom, assist with producing newscasts, pitch story ideas with station's "At Your Service" brand in mind, must have excellent people skills.
MVR and drug screening required. Qualified applicants apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings and attach link to your most current work. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V