NFL Careers

Multimedia Journalist

Cincinnati Bengals
Cincinnati, OH
Communications/Community Relations: Broadcasting
The Cincinnati Bengals are seeking a dynamic storyteller to serve as a multimedia journalist. This reporter, videographer and editor will be responsible for creating content for various platforms, including the team’s website and social media accounts. The ideal candidate will have experience shooting, writing and editing video features that tell a compelling story using interviews and natural sound and be comfortable working on either side of the camera.  
 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
 
·         Ability to create video and written content for multiple platforms, including Bengals.com, Bengals Weekly, social media, email newsletters and gameday program. 
·         Be a storyteller. Use digital media to share team news, player personalities and behind-the-scenes content.
·         Identify story angles and work with the digital media team on a content calendar.
·         Work with sponsorship department in developing ways to integrate corporate partners into content.
·         Conduct interviews during open locker room and one-on-one settings.
·         Shoot, edit and upload news conferences, player interviews and other web content to Bengals.com.
·         Create engaging articles, blog posts, listicles, galleries and other short-form editorial-style content.
·         Optimize content for native social media consumption.
·         Help update and maintain video archives.
 
Requirements:
 
·         3-5 years of experience in digital media or video production, sports experience a plus
·         Formal training in videography and storytelling 
·         Exercise good news judgement 
·         Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Photoshop)
·         Professional level video camera experience (i.e. Panasonic AG AC-160A) 
·         Strong video production skills, including lighting and audio knowledge
·         Possess great creativity, problem solving skills and excellent time management
·         Strong attention to detail 
·         Ability to oversee multiple projects from start to finish and meet deadlines
·         Extended evening, weekend work hours sometimes required. Required to work all home and away games (occasional travel to select away games may occur).

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Please provide a link to your reporting reel.

  3. How much video in your reel did you shoot and edit yourself?

  4. Why do you believe you are the right fit for this position?

  5. What are your salary requirements?


 

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