Multi-Media Journalist

Star City News is looking for a passionate reporter/multi-media journalist to join our news team. This position is responsible for newsgathering and reporting for broadcast, digital, other multi-platform applications, including shooting, writing and editing. We want someone who can connect with our viewers in the Greater Lafayette area on all platforms including television, web and social media.

General assignment reporting
• Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories
• Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
• Participate in station community and promotional events
• Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
• Perform other duties as assigned

• College degree, preferably in broadcast journalism
• Premiere Pro edit experience a plus, and video camera/photography skills
• Exceptional writing, speech, grammar and spelling
• Ability to list 25-30 pounds of equipment required
• Clean background check, driving record and drug test required
• Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
• Be active on social media
• Must be a self-motivator, able to meet tight deadlines, have strong verbal and written communication skills
• Team player who is flexible
• Displays a positive work ethic and can work under tight deadlines

• High degree of integrity and professionalism
• Demonstrates good news judgment and decision making

Additional Job Requirements:
• Multi-Media Journalist experience a plus
• Ability to communicate effectively and work well with people while under pressure
• Upbeat personality and quick wit
• Up to date on and interested in current news events
• Knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations.
• Personal initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision

Please send all information to:
Tina Parker
Station Manager
Star City Broadcasting
3824 S. 18th Street
Lafayette, IN 47909
(O) 765-474-1410
(C) 765-412-7054

Chris Morisse Vizza
News Director
Star City News
Star City Broadcasting
3824 S. 18th Street
Lafayette, IN 47909
(O) 765-474-1410
(C) 765-412-7054

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Are you an experienced sales leader with a drive for paying it forward with clients, co-workers and your community? Waypoint Media is currently looking for dynamic Sales Managers to join our group and help propel our sales teams to the next level. We provide support, lots of feedback, tools, training and a fantastic product – with all Big 4 networks & digital opportunities stretched across 5 markets; we could have the perfect location for you!

Our company believes in hiring and training good people, giving them the recognition and resources they need to do a good job, paying them well and not bogging them down in reports, paperwork, and red tape.

If you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships, enjoy working with others and helping people, you want to feel that others value your advice and guidance and if you have a “can-do” attitude, this might be a great fit for your career.

Some of the activities our Sales Managers oversee:

• Interviewing, hiring and training a dynamic team of sellers

• Coordinating the Sales Department by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals.

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• Conducting daily sales calls

• Analyzing marketing potential of market locations and sales statistics to formulate sales policy.

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• Developing and monitoring performance accountability systems

• Addressing complaints and resolving problems

We are a small family-owned company that creates a great balance between work and personal life and understands your job because we’ve been doing it for decades. We understand good people make a good company. If you’re curious about this opportunity, send us your résumé today.

HPD is asking for your help in solving a commercial burglary that occurred over the weekendd.

Police say an unknown male suspect, seen in the image, made entry into the rear door of The Field House Thrift Store, located at 1608 Broadway Drive, and stole an unknown amount of cash sometime after 7:40 p.m. on June 10 and before 2 a.m. on June 11.

If you have any information that can help, please call Hattiesburg Police or Metro Crime Stoppers at 601-582-STOP (7867).