We seek a motivated journalist to create dynamic online stories for thousands of hourly visitors to KOB’s digital platforms. KOB.com has become the online leader for breaking news in New Mexico. We seek a news writer who can maintain our level of immediacy and accuracy with attention to detail. The ideal candidate should be able to look outside the box of a typical story and seek interactive ways to help readers understand the subject. Journalism degree preferred. Understanding of basic journalism, story writing and proper attribution required. Must be available to work weekend and weekday shifts as necessary. Must have a clean driving record. Driving record will be checked.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Writing print stories for KOB.com website using such sources as broadcast scripts, Associated Press wire stories and raw news facts. Create images to appear with stories using an online tool, edit video clips and post to website. Work with KOB-TV newscast producers and reporters on generating interactive elements and additional content for news stories. Identify and post engaging social media content on station's various platforms that match overall goals for news and community outreach. Perform other duties as assigned.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Manual dexterity to operate computers and other equipment. Light lifting and carrying of materials. Sight and hearing to review and edit video clips, handle telephone call and interact with the newsroom. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.
No Telephone Calls Please
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