Digital Director

WMTV, the NBC-affiliate in Madison, Wis., has an immediate opening for a Digital Director. This person will report to and work closely with the News Director in shaping and ensuring the execution of our digital-first strategy on all platforms (website, social media, our news and weather apps, OTT and television newscasts). You must be an innovator, who can see the big picture, as well as someone who is a stickler for the details, writing with AP Style and producing error-free work. The Digital Director is willing to set new expectations, inspire excellence, and hold the team accountable. You will be a member of the news management team, work with other department managers on major station initiatives, and be a liaison with Gray Digital Media to ensure our newsroom is adopting corporate resources and best practices, and is a leader within the company and our industry.

Posted on: March 13, 2019

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Multimedia Journalist

The E.W. Scripps Company is currently looking for a dynamic, hardworking, experienced Multimedia Journalist to join our Regional Emmy® winning NBC affiliate team at WGBA in Green Bay, WI. The city is famous for its sports history and the Green Bay Packers, as well as its contagious local spirit and personality. As a member of this highly collaborative team in Green Bay, you will be researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.

Key Activities

  • Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
  • Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
  • Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.
  • Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
  • Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration
  • Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.
  • Assist news producer in preparing newscast.
  • Assist online staff in preparing for multi media stories.
  • Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.

Skills

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Bachelors degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience
  • Minimum of two years of experience

Skills & Abilities

  • Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems.
  • Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
  • Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment.
  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.
  • Proficient at posting content to various websites.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

Work Environment

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.
Posted on: March 8, 2019

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