MediaNews Group, Inc.

Multimedia Sports Reporter

Job Locations US-OH-Willoughby
Posted Date 3 months ago(8/21/2020 12:23 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-2582
Time Type
Full-Time
Employment Type
Regular

 

Media news group

Overview

The News-Herald, a subsidiary of MediaNews Group, is seeking a Multimedia Reporter to join the team!  MediaNews Group offers news reporting and third party advertising and marketing opportunities through its multi-platform products which include: web, mobile, tablet, and print.  We are one of the largest media groups in the U.S., serving high-value audiences and connecting advertisers to them. MNG publishes award-winning content (49 Pulitzers) that amasses and engages a nationwide audience via 800 multi-media platforms including web, mobile, social, and print.  We are transforming the news industry. #LI-RL1

Responsibilities

  • Utilize a full range of digital tools, specifically with including social media to shoot photos and video to record and publish stories. 
  • Candidate must be proficient in taking his/her own photos and producing their own videos and be able to write and edit stories to adhere to a tight deadline
  • Learn and master the latest technologies to assist in news-gathering and storytelling.
  • Along with producing stories that are assigned, the candidate should also be able to pitch their own story ideas on a regular basis. 
  • Research and develop stories to the utmost accuracy.
  • File photos and videos as needed.

Qualifications

  • Degree in journalism, communication or equivalent experience.
  • Candidate must be proficient in taking his/her own photos and producing their own videos.
  • Experience with news reporting and writing, shooting video, using social media, creating enterprising content at a daily or weekly news outlet.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong reporting, writing, organizational and story structure skills.
  • Understands imperatives of emerging and existing platforms, including web, mobile and print.
  • Beats production deadlines.
  • Experiments with new digital tools and platforms.
  • Must be flexible to work evenings, weekends and/or holiday's as well as odd hours if necessary/news requires.
  • Must live in area/county or be willing to relocate (no relocation assistance offered).
  • Must submit 2-3 multimedia packages or writing samples with resume and application.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Suite is preferred. 
  • Multitasking and organizational skills are key. 
  • Successful candidates must have a solid editing background.

 

Work Environment

This position may be permanent remote.

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