POSITION: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT JOURNALIST (Remote)
Stardom Media is looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering stories that make a difference within a 24-hour breaking news environment! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant content, timely news that’s important to the local communities we serve.
Being on our team means … You’re ready to inspire and be inspired! You’re passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You’re fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories to viewers in our local communities.You are a team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills. You have the ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.
What we’re looking for:
What we’re looking for: This DMV based Multimedia Journalist will have an interest and understanding of current events and news. The MMJ will be able to function as a Reporter and Correspondent, telling stories that are relevant and inpactful to audiences across the globe.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Interview celebrities, famous athletes and public figures via Instagram Live, Facebook Live, Youtube Live, Zooom, Phone and in-person video for content curating news and publicity.
Create original news stories; gather information for news stories using beat sources, contacts and leads.
Build contacts and sources within the assigned community
Report within assigned deadlines.
Deliver news reports, including live reports, demonstrating energy, confidence, professional appearance and voice quality.
Write, shoot and edit own news stories for an assigned newscast or news series.
Combine video, audio and graphics to tell the story effectively.
Responsible for representing company in a professional manner.
Establish a community presence outside of the newscasts
Perform other duties as assigned
Skill/ Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Must have sufficiently strong story development skills to submit original story ideas on a daily basis
Live shot experience preferred.
Must be able to develop sources, work a beat, and break stories
Strong on-camera skills.
Must have ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to clearly communicate solutions.
Ability to relate well with diverse populations and age groups.
Ability to interface with internal company personnel.
Ability to handle breaking news on-air preferred.
Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related field or comparable work experience preferred. 2 Years of News Reporting Experience.
Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude!
Local + Fully Remote
JOB TYPE: Independent Contractor / Internship