Multimedia/Technology Reporter

Posted On: March 8, 2011

Journalism Job

Media Organization: WRVO/Innovation Trail

Company Description

The WRVO Stations are a four station network serving Central and Northern New York with an NPR News/Information format. WRVO is located in Oswego, NY, at the State University of New York College
at Oswego.

Job Description

Position Summary:
The Innovation Trail Multimedia Reporter is a beat reporter focusing on innovation and technology and their impact on the upstate New York economy. The reporter will produce balanced and engaging audio, visual, online and new media news content intended for broadcast, online, and on-demand audiences. The reporter will produce content specific to the Innovation Trail community on behalf of his/her partner station and will also contribute to collaborative reporting and engagement activities with other LJC reporters and stations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Conduct regular research to understand the issues and terminology associated with the innovation economy;
-Cultivate diverse sources including under-represented segments of the population;
-Produce multimedia, multiplatform content including, feature reports, enterprise reports, news spots, blogs entries and extensive on-air and on-line content;
-Contribute to roundtable discussions, broadcast and multimedia talk shows, interviews and community engagement discussions of the issue;
-Assist in training/mentoring of interns and other staff.

Qualifications and Education Required:
-Two to five years on-air broadcast news experience preferred.
-Knowledge of new media production techniques, as well as radio production.
-Authoritative, conversational on-air delivery.
-Solid news judgment and ability to perform without supervision.
-Experience in reporting/producing technology/science based stories highly desirable.
-College degree (Journalism) preferred.
-Ability to work under extreme deadline pressure.

The selected individual will be a Research Foundation of SUNY employee. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or sex, except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification.

To Apply

For more information and to apply:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Research Foundation of SUNY/WRVO is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. No phone calls.