Multimedia Journalist

WNBJ-NBC 39/CW 39 in Jackson, Tennessee, a part of Waypoint Media, is looking for a Multimedia Journalist. You will be responsible for developing, investigating, writing, shooting, reporting and editing stories of interest. Must generate story and source contacts, and enterprise stories daily. Delivers reports of high visual and ethical standards, using creative ideas.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Strong on-camera presentation skills required
• Excellent interview and communication skills
• Must be able to write in a clear, concise, and conversational manner
• Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines and use Social Media daily, posting, sourcing and promoting news stories and coverage
• Strong initiative and attention to detail is required
• Basic computer knowledge including newsroom software, Microsoft applications, and Internet use
• Ability to work well with others and independently with limited supervision

• College degree in Journalism or related field
• Must hold a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
• Ability to shoot/edit video, ability to work independently as a “one man band”
• Meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
• You will also be required to represent WNBJ at community events during some evening, weekend and early morning hours

Please send your resume, cover letter and a link to your demo reel to:
Peter Noll at

Waypoint Media is an equal opportunity employer.

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Waypoint Media is an equal opportunity employer.