News-Press NOW, the news brand for our St. Joseph, Missouri operation, is seeking a digital multimedia journalist.
The news operation in St. Joseph is definitely unique and is one of the most converged newsrooms in the country. Our MMJs provide high-quality content for our daily newspaper, website, news app and broadcast operation. Among our products, we have a daily newspaper, the largest website in our region, a news app and three major television affiliates (FOX, NBC and CBS).
This position will be responsible for producing exclusive or enhanced content for our website and news app. This may include working with other MMJs to provide additional content for an enterprise story or even original reporting for digital-only content.
This position calls for a versatile reporter who can write for the web and use tools to create interactive maps, photo galleries, additional videos, etc., then, once this content is created, notify our readers and users via social media or push notifications.
Candidates need to have a college degree with a concentration in convergence, multimedia journalism or a related major. Candidates from the Midwest will be given preference.
Our core job requirements are a commitment to journalism and multimedia news reporting; the ability to learn new skills; an understanding of journalism ethics, press law and the competitive aspects of daily reporting; and the ability to perform on deadline.
Employment is contingent on passing a drug screen and background check. In addition, this position requires a valid driver license and an acceptable motor vehicle driving record.
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News-Press & Gazette Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer