WVUA 23 News at the University of Alabama is looking for an experienced Multimedia Journalist Sr. to join its team and play a key role within the WVUA 23 newsroom. This person will cover news on a variety of platforms, including broadcast and digital. This position is considered a newsroom leader who will teach and mentor less experienced journalists and interns by providing consistent guidance, coaching, and accountability for the WVUA 23 news team. This person should have a strong commitment to high journalistic standards and will work closely with producers and reporters to develop quality content. They will be a part of special projects, elections, sweeps, etc. The ideal candidate has a firm grasp of the NPPA storytelling. This person is responsible for working sources, enterprising stories, and follow-ups. This position is primarily responsible for gathering, writing, and reporting news, as well as shooting and editing video. This person is also required to go live in the field with a TVU. Producing and reporting opportunities are available. Ideal candidate would have a bachelor’s degree and at least one year of newsroom experience.
WVUA23 is a commercial television station located in a $17 million-dollar state-of-the-art Digital Media Center located in Bryant-Denny Stadium. The University of Alabama is one of only two universities in the nation with a commercial TV station. We are also home to a nationally recognized public radio station and a public TV production unit. This position offers excellent health insurance, as well as retirement benefits. Vacation, holiday and sick time accrual are also available.
Visit UA’s employment website at http://jobs.ua.edu for more information and how to apply. The University of Alabama is an equal-opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities.