Multimedia Journalist

Richmond, VA, USA Req #4842
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

We are seeking a self-starter who embraces all means of communication across multiple storytelling platforms. Candidates should be skilled at reporting and writing, shooting and editing video, producing still photography and more to inform and entertain our audiences. A top candidate would be a curiosity-driven journalist with a passion for visual storytelling.

We require a visual thinker with strong organizational skills and solid news judgment. You must possess an understanding of video technology and digital trends, including knowledge of the Adobe, Camera Bits and Microsoft products. Knowledge of audio recording programs, podcast software and live streaming applications would be a plus.

Successful candidates must be able to contribute to an established video and digital strategy in a dynamic online environment, as well as the print newspaper. This journalist should be able to react quickly to breaking news and to work in a deadline-driven and competitive environment. You must have the ability to juggle multiple projects across formats and meet deadlines. Reporting, and video editing skills are essential.

Duties

-- Conceive and execute videos to be packaged with stories and special projects

-- Produce new videos features and content

-- Maintain post-production processes and overall video style

-- Edit videos on deadline

-- Oversee production of in-house newsroom video productions

-- Shoot and edit video packages/stills, as needed

-- Help with production of live streaming of events

-- Write and report as needed

Qualifications/technical requirements

-- High school degree required, B.A. or B.S. degree required

-- Two years of experience as a photojournalist or videographer required

-- Expertise in audio and video editing software. Adobe Premiere Pro preferred

-- Proficiency in shooting video, sound gathering and lighting techniques

-- Knowledge of video file formats

-- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact within a team environment

-- Ability to change directions quickly while maintaining a positive attitude and retaining the highest caliber of work

Other details

  • Job Family News
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Richmond, VA, USA