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Unmuted Networks is looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering stories that make a difference within a 24-hour breaking news environment! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, timely news that’s important to the local communities we serve.

  • UnmutedCo. is an emergent entertainment and professional services firm. UnmutedCo. offers professional services for businesses and brands, micro-ed training and skill development programs and is home to Unmuted News & Entertainment. With decades of experience, the creators of UnmutedCo. understood and understand the need to fuse the worlds of legacy and new media. We strive to connect passionate, savvy and unique professionals to brands and service offerings that align with their lives.

Responsibilities Include:

    • Create original news stories; gather information for news stories using beat sources, contacts, and leads
    • Build a robust network of contacts and sources within the community
    • Perform under intense deadline pressure
    • Deliver news reports, including live and taped segments, demonstrating energy, knowledge, confidence, professional appearance, and voice quality
    • Write, shoot and edit own news stories for broadcast and digital platforms
    • Work with a photographer on occasion
    • Work with assignment desk editors, producers, graphics and independently in the newsgathering process
    • Manage general upkeep of assigned company equipment
    • Responsible for representing channel in a professional manner
    • Establish a community presence outside of the newscasts
    • Perform other duties as assigned

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

    • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
    • Must have sufficiently strong story development skills to submit original story ideas on a daily basis
    • Live shot experience required
    • Must be able to develop sources, work a beat, and break stories
    • Must have strong on-camera skills
    • Must have ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to clearly communicate solutions
    • Ability to relate well with diverse populations and age groups
    • Ability to interface with internal company personnel
    • Ability to handle breaking news on-air
    • Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving
    • Must obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the State of residence

Benefits & Compensation

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field or comparable television work experience preferred
  • 1-3 years of prior television news reporting experience

Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude! Roles may require the following:

  • Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
  • Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
  • Provide 24×7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts
  • Participation in an established on-call rotation