MMJ/Meteorologist

Company: THV11 ( Learn More )

General Information
US-AR-Little Rock
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Full-Time
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Job Description

KTHV, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas is seeking a Multi-Skilled Journalist (MMJ) / Meteorologist. KTHV is looking for a great storyteller who will excel in this digital age of journalism. We want a Multi-Media Journalist who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing. This is a hybrid position that includes part time meteorology work.

Working in Little Rock offers you a great way of life and joining the TEGNA family and its' 46 stations can really help launch your career.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.
  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
  • Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
  • Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
  • Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.
  • Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.
  • Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.
  • Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
  • Enterprise news stories.
  • Shoot, write and edit packaged reports.
  • Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
  • Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.
  • Understanding of Broadcast Meteorology and its systems
  • Strong understanding of associated weather equipment


  • Requirements:

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 2-5 years of experience preferred
  • Bilingual, (English & Spanish) speaking preferred
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism
  • A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
  • If you want to become part of a great team, please apply!

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