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Multi Media Journalist

Meredith Corporation

This is a Full-time position in Beaverton, OR posted May 3, 2021.

KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting Corporation, owned and operated by Meredith Corporation is recruiting for a Multimedia Journalist for a daily lifestyle and entertainment program. Serves as Segment Reporter of a daily entertainment and lifestyle programs. As the Multimedia Journalist, the position will report, shoot, write, edit, produce segments, packages and conduct live shots and studio interviews. Must be comfortable with all types of showcasing and producing. Segments are sponsored and sold by KPTV Sales Department. Works with Sales Team to achieve client goals. Schedule studio and field production. Conducts interviews both live and on-tape with local and national celebrity newsmakers. Helps to create locally originated content for broadcasts. Appears at public and celebrity based events as a representative the station.

II. Essential Job Functions

Weight %

Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

40% Serves as Segment Reporter of daily news, entertainment and lifestyle locally originated broadcast.

40% Shoot, write, edit and produce segments and packages. Conduct live shots and studio interviews, including long format interviews. Prepares and posts content to the station’s broad digital platforms.

15% Collaborates with producers and writers to present show content based on the editorial philosophy of the station, the unique identity of the broadcast, and viewer interest. Work directly with KPTV sales and show clients to produce monetized segments. Develop strong client relationships, work with sales team to achieve client goals

5% Makes appearances and/or hosts civic, cultural or promotional events sponsored and/or aired by the station

III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.


Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or a related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.


Two years or more experience as a Multimedia Journalist, reporter/anchor/host at a commercial broadcasting station.

Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment requiring strict deadlines and a focus on team orientation.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must be a strong photographer with creative editing skills.

Must have advanced knowledge of elements necessary to make a good show/newscast and strong understanding of television studio operations.

Must be a skilled communicator capable of speaking to a diverse audience and conveying messages effectively.

Ability to interpret information quickly and summarize into a clear, concise, relevant and understandable presentation.

Must possess strong listening skills for meaningful and interesting interviews with newsmakers.

Strong computer skills required; experience with Avid and MS Office strongly preferred.

Must possess strong written communication skills to effectively articulate details of the news and local events to the community.

Must possess a valid driver’s license.

KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting Corporation, owned and operated by Meredith Corporation, is a duopoly located outside of Portland, OR. KPTV-KPDX produces 82 hours of local news and content per week and is number 1 in the market. Additionally produced is a local 2 hour daily lifestyle program. Meredith has been committed to service journalism for 118 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms-including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video-to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

Meredith’s Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching 11 percent of U.S. households. Meredith’s portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation’s Top 25 markets-including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland-and 13 in the Top 50. Meredith’s stations produce more than 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations. Meredith also owns MNI Targeted Media, which delivers targeted advertising solutions to more than 1,200 clients on a local, regional or national level.

Meredith Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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