EL Dorado Broadcasters, LLC in Yuma, Arizona is seeking a highly motivated self-starter for the position of Multimedia Journalist. The MMJ researches, reports, shoots, writes, and edits daily content for various platforms in a manner that is clear and engaging to news consumers.
Responsibilities include enterprising ideas and developing contacts to generate interesting and relatable stories, we are looking for someone with good news judgment, solid writing/technical skills, social media expertise, and an ability to think critically and problem solve. We are also looking for a candidate who thinks outside the box and elevates their storytelling with enhanced content on our digital and social platforms in addition to radio.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Create original news stories with a focus on character-driven, innovative storytelling; gather information for news stories using beat sources, contacts and leads. Build contacts and sources within the assigned community. Report within assigned deadlines. Deliver daily news reports, including live reports, demonstrating energy, confidence, professional appearance and voice quality. Write, shoot and edit news stories for an assigned newscast or news series. Combine video and audio to tell the story effectively.