Digital First Media

  • Multi Media Reporter

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/3/2018 5:33 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-1407
    Time Type
    Full-Time
    Employment Type
    Regular
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    Job_Logo_Boston Herald

    Overview

    Digital First Media is the parent company for The Boston Herald. We offer local news and information web sites and mobile apps offering rich multimedia experiences across the nation.

     

    The Boston Herald delivers the best of Massachusetts, serving high-value audiences and connecting advertisers to them. Our award-winning coverage and numerous content delivery options endear us to an ever-growing number of readers. Our in-demand multimedia products and personalized marketing services form a powerful communications tool for our clients.

     

    Leveraging the belief that people matter as much as technology, our suite of products including Adtaxi helps advertisers solve complex marketing challenges with custom, performance-driven solutions.

     

    Our remarkable people – with their digital fluency, product knowledge, and ability to position our differentiators – are as important as the products themselves. #DigitalFirstMedia

    Responsibilities

    The Boston Herald is looking for a full-time, aggressive, enterprising and inquisitive multimedia reporter who will be able to juggle community and entertainment news as well as breaking and enterprise news and write stories and briefs.

     

    We want someone who can report thoroughly and write quickly and clearly in high-pressure, deadline situations, as well as handle longer-term planning, development and execution of in-depth news features.

     

    Furthermore, we are looking for someone with a full range of digital skills, with the ability to use social media and to shoot photos and video, as well as edit, and be willing and ready to learn and master the latest technologies to assist in news-gathering and storytelling.

    Qualifications

    • Degree in journalism, communication or equivalent experience.
    • The preferred candidate has experience at a daily newspaper or on-line news outlet. 
    • Relevant experience includes news reporting and writing, shooting video, using social media, creating enterprising content.
    • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Strong reporting, writing, organizational and story structure skills.
    • Understands imperatives of emerging and existing platforms, including web, mobile and print.
    • Beats production deadlines.
    • Contributes to a positive culture of teamwork and collaboration.
    • Experiments with new digital tools and platforms.
    • Must be flexible to work evenings, weekends and/or holiday's as well as odd hours if necessary/news requires.
    • Must live in area/county or be willing to relocate (no relocation assistance offered).
    • Must submit 4-6 writing samples or link to portfolio with resume and application.


    We are an equal opportunity employer who support a diverse workforce. 

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