News - Cumberland Valley Bureau Chief - WYMT Information

Confidential Company  •  Hazard, KY
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18
Confidential Company
Hazard, KY
Broadcasting
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

• Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner
• Use editorial judgment to help determine content of the newscasts
• Work with producer and team to create unique, fast-paced newscasts
• Use social media to determine content of newscasts and highlight big social stories
• Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance newscasts and stories.
• Write for the web and post daily on all digital platforms including social media and attaching images and streaming video
• Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility
• Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer
• Deliver unscripted breaking news coverage and special event coverage to the community at large
• Collaborate with producers and management in the development of broadcast content such as newscasts, promotions, and teases
• Receive assignments and evaluate leads and tips in order to develop story ideas
• Covers news in the field to generate, produce and deliver high profile special reports
• Edit video for broadcasts and the web 
• Participate in community events and makes public appearances on behalf of the station as assigned

Requirements
Successful applicants must possess creative storytelling skills, a terrific grasp of current events, strong organizational skills and the ability to shoot and edit your own video. 

You must also understand and embrace the importance of the new multi-platform newsroom. Everyone on our team produces content on air, online and mobile. Social media is an integral part of our interaction with viewers.

We work hard, but have fun. Great station! Great company!

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