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MMJ/Reporter-KBZK Bozeman, MT at The E.W. Scripps Company in Butte, Montana

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Come join southwestern Montana’s number one news team!

KBZK in Bozeman, Montana is looking for its next reporter rock star.

You must be digital savvy, know how to shoot and edit on location, write well and be a team player.

We’re looking for someone that can cultivate sources… and dig for stories.

Bozeman is a dynamic, growing city, with lots of dining options and outdoor opportunities.

Primary Purpose

Responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms. 

Key Activities

  • Gathers and verifies factual information for stories through interviews, observation and research. 

  • Generates creative story ideas daily based on the station’s brand and strategic plan. 

  • Writes, edits and organizes stories for live reports, taped interviews or online.

  • Works cooperatively with photographer on assignment.

  • Edits video and posts stories on multimedia platforms


Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • 1 - 3 years experience

Skills & Abilities

  • Computer literate, including newsroom computer systems

  • Videography and non-linear editing experience

  • Edit video on various editing systems

  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills

  • Proficient at posting content to various platforms

  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record

  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.

Work Environment

  • Employees work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions.

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.