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WMTW-TV (Hearst Television) seeks a multimedia journalist

March 23, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

WMTW-TV, Maine’s ABC affiliate, is looking for a Multimedia Journalist that has the ability to generate story ideas, write to video, and do compelling live shots. We are seeking a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. The Multimedia Journalist should be an accurate, ethical, compelling storyteller with a team attitude. The right candidate loves telling stories and delivering them LIVE to the viewers. This person will produce content on-air, online, and for our mobile devices.

We are looking for someone who can shoot and edit videos and has a passion for journalism and bringing the viewer the “big story”.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Gather information for stories and live reports for newscasts that could include mornings, nights, and weekends. Variable shift possible.
  • Put together high-quality packages.
  • Coverage of breaking news and sports.
  • Develop sources and generate story ideas.
  • Shoot live shots and live interviews.
  • Shoot and track news stories.
  • Work with reporters on packages, special reports, and documentaries.
  • In-person attendance is required.

Experience Requirements:

  • At least one year of television news reporting, photography, and editing.
  • Breaking news/sports reporter.
  • Creative writer and packager.
  • Military multimedia experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Works quickly and efficiently
  • Good personality
  • Must connect with viewers Must enjoy being part of a team
  • Excellent writing and packaging skills
  • Must be able to provide samples of reporting and photography
  • Ability to develop contacts and generate stories
  • Ability to shoot and edit high-quality video
  • Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production


  • Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans.
  • Defense Information School (DINFOS) or other related military training and experience will be considered.

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