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Multimedia Reporter

Company: M. Roberts Media, LLC
Location: Longview
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Are you a reporter who can use multiple platforms including blogs, social media, and web casts to deliver compelling news that will engage your audience? Are you able to develop a beat by building great contacts? Do you value strong enterprise reporting and know how to find the stories that lead?
If you are, the Longview News-Journal may be where you belong. We are seeking a Multimedia Reporter to cover Gregg County and the surrounding area. In this role, you will be a part of a combined East Texas newsroom that features reporters based in Tyler and Longview. You'll produce content across a wide range of media platforms to grow our readership.
So, what do you get? If you have the talent and drive, we'll tailor your assignments to meet you interest. You'll work with a close-knit, collegial newsroom with editors ready and willing to mentor you to do your best work. We'll help you develop your social media and mobile reporting skills (photography, video, Facebook Live). You'll learn how to use analytics as a tool to help inform coverage.
- Utilize a full range of digital tools including web, mobile, tablet, and print to develop, produce, and publish stories.
- Learn and master the latest technologies to assist in newsgathering and storytelling.
- Report on news in Smith County and its surrounding areas.
- Collaborate with a news team for outstanding results.
- Effectively cover breaking news and create enterprise content.
- Assist the Tyler-Longview combined newsroom, as necessary.
- Perform the role of a visual journalist, as needed, providing visuals and video to go with your stories.
- Work with your editor to understand analytics and what content we should be covering.
We Offer:
- An excellent benefits package including health, dental, and vision plans.
- Short- and Long-term disability and life insurance at no cost.
- 401(k) retirement plan.
- A generous Paid Time Off plan.

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field
  • 1 year of experience preferred, though recent college graduates and applicants with related skills will be considered.
  • Strong writing, storytelling and story structure skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Understands imperatives of emerging and existing platforms, including web, mobile and print.
  • Beats production deadlines.
  • Experiments with new digital tools and platforms.

    If you are ready to grow your career, you are encouraged to apply today!PI202084847

Keywords: M. Roberts Media, LLC, Longview , Multimedia Reporter, Other , Longview, Texas

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