WFAE, an award-winning public radio station serving the Charlotte region for more than 35 years, seeks a multimedia journalist to report, shoot and edit news stories and packages. You will be working with a team of journalists and other media professionals who are passionate about creating journalism that informs, enriches and inspires our local community. We work hard, have lots of fun and support each other in reaching our goals.
The multimedia journalist will be responsible for building out a video library of highly-engaging news, enterprise, social content. In addition, the role requires a person with a passion for local news and for creatively capturing the narratives of the people, places, traditions, issues and challenges of the Charlotte region. The multimedia journalist will work closely with other newsroom staff to identify and create video content.
The multimedia journalist will report to the Managing Editor for News and Digital. The successful candidate will be expected to work evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary. This job is located in Charlotte, N.C.
Additional responsibilities include:
Shooting and editing news video
Creating socially tuned video content
Producing enterprise video
Participating in the daily news meeting to pitch video ideas
Working with editors to create video explainers
Working with reporters and editors to produce video to accompany stories and projects
Utilizing listening tools to create videos driven by audience interests
2+ years of producing video journalism
Advanced video editing skills
Solid reporting skills
Ability to collaborate effectively and also work independently
Experience working in a fast-paced news environment
Experience promoting programming and content through social and other online platforms
Strong news or programming judgment
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to understand analytics and leverage insights to improve content and build audience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Additional Salary Information: Send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include Multimedia Journalist as the subject line of your email. Please include your salary requirements in your cover letter in order for us to consider your application.
WFAE is a fast-paced public radio station offering an exciting and creative work environment. We look for ambitious and dedicated people ready for challenges. We offer a generous benefit package and competitive compensation.
If our work in engaging listeners with regional, national and international issues excites you, we want to hear from you.