Multimedia Journalist at WMC-TV

WMC-TV (Channel 5) in Memphis

Title: Multimedia Journalist

Location: Memphis, Tenn.

Contact: Tracey Rogers

Website: http://www.wmctv.com

Description: WMC-TV, the NBC affiliate in Memphis, TN is seeking a full-time Multi-Media Journalist. Must be able to:

  • Shoot broadcast quality video
  • Produce stories for broadcast newscasts
  • Write, edit stories for broadcast newscasts
  • Go live, post to the web, and to use social media to cover stories
  • Cover breaking news and severe weather, work a flexible schedule, and work well under deadlines
  • Take direction well as it fits into a bigger picture
  • Develop contacts and story ideas

Please send resume to: WMC-TV, Attn, Tracey Rogers, 1960 Union Ave., Memphis TN 38104 or email; trogers@wmctv.com. No phone calls please.

Patch.com is hiring

Holly Edgell, regional editor of Patch.com, contacted the U of M with immediate openings in New Hampshire, Iowa and South Carolina.

Patch is launching sites in those three places this summer. They are seeking people who have recently graduated and are willing to move. Check out all openings on their website here.

Holly said she would put in a good word for students who have graduated from our program. The requirements are a degree in journalism and the ability to move on short notice.

Five Traits That Might Land You a Job @ Patch

Former television news professional, Missouri prof and now regional editor for Patch.com, Holly Edgell, shares what she looks for in a job candidate.

“Interested in writing about suburban planning meetings and local restaurant openings?  That may not match the glamorous vision you’ve had of life as a journalist, but hyperlocal Patch.com thinks it the future of the craft.  This AOL-funded venture in community news offers quality reporting to areas that don’t receive much media coverage, yet have a highly enganged and connected citizenry.” Read more.

(Article by Lurene Kelley, Asst. Prof. of News, University of Memphis)