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Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 10:00am to 7:00pm; some evenings, weekends & holidays required
Job Summary: The Multimedia Journalist Senior produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers. Trains other journalists on MMJ role. May be responsible for anchoring a news cast. The position adheres to the traditional tenets of journalism with reporting that effectively combines text, images, sound, video and graphics.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Communication, Telecommunication and Film, or Journalism and one (2) year of multi-media reporting experience.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 19 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report that is in compliance with University policies. Applicants under the age of 21 will have some driving restrictions.
Must be able to lift and carry equipment up to 30 pounds.
Must be able to work non-typical schedules, including weekends and special events. May work in inclement weather.
Skills and Knowledge: Strong understanding of how news is delivered on multiple platforms. High standards of journalist integrity and ethical decision making. Ability to turn content on deadline under pressure.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in advanced videography, cinematography, photography, field lighting, and television live-shots.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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