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Multimedia Journalist, KSBY

Posted: 03/16/2024

KSBY News is a leading news organization serving San Luis Obispo, California. We are dedicated to delivering high-quality journalism that informs, engages, and positively impacts our local community. As a Multimedia Journalist you will play a pivotal role in covering local stories, investigations, and solutions that matter to our viewers.

You will research, write, capture visual content and edit stories for multiple platforms.



  • Receive assignment or evaluate news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.

  • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.

  • Organize material, determine slant or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.

  • Shoot video and still photos to illustrate stories.

  • Edit, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.

  • Appear on television program when conducting taped interview or narration

  • Give live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.

  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.

  • Assist news producer in preparing newscast.

  • Assist online staff in preparing for multi media stories.



  • BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent years of experience preferred

  • Generally, 3+ years of experience in related field preferred




  • Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems

  • Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred

  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment

  • Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment

  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills

  • Proficient at posting content to various websites

  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment

  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds.

  • Valid driver's license, good driving record, and ability to provide proof of insurance with the company required insurance limits.






Hourly: $25.97 - 30.77


Pursuant to state and local salary transparency laws, the salary range posted is specific to candidates who will perform this work in California.




  • A career path to grow your professional experiences

  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as certain other health and wellness benefits

  • Retirement savings plan with company match

  • Other key company benefits include disability accident insurance, hospital indemnity, critical illness, life insurance, AD&D, ID protection, pet discount program, and employee assistance program. More details about timing and conditions of benefits eligibility and other plan terms and conditions will be provided upon hire.


At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at



The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of more than 60 stations in 40+ markets. Scripps reaches households across the U.S. with national news outlets Scripps News and Court TV and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Defy TV, Grit, ION Mystery and Laff. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps’ long-time motto is: “Give light and the people will find their own way.”


As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Job Status: Full-Time