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Multi-Media Journalist, Content Creator

This prestigious national role, Multi-Media Journalist, Content Creator, serves as a television news reporter and field producer while contributing to radio, digital, social and print platforms. The high-profile role in Farm Journal’s award-winning team provides a wide range of opportunities for career growth.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
These duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Travel regularly report and produce custom stories, including on-farm visits, farm shows, industry conventions and industry meetings.
  • Provide custom reports and news for Farm Journal TV and Radio programs.
  • Create and manage custom content series across all Farm Journal properties.
  • Create omni-channel content for digital, broadcast, print and social delivery.
  • Serve as back-up anchor for AgDay, U.S. Farm Report and AgriTalk.
  • Serve as back-up host of U.S. Farm Report weekly roundtables.
  • Assist with daily program production as directed by newsroom managers.
  • Be responsible for daily postings to program web sites and other digital initiatives.
  • Help contribute and manage AgDay and U.S. Farm Report social sites.
  • Writes for Farm Journal magazine properties, which includes Farm Journal, Drovers, etc.
  • Constantly strive to develop a clear understanding and knowledge of key issues relevant to agricultural audiences.
  • While travel is regular, this position (with rare exceptions) will not work evenings, weekends or holidays.

Education/Skills/Professional Experience
These qualifications include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism/Communication
  • 2-3 years of on-air experience in television
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with the agricultural industry preferred
  • Ability to execute all aspects of television news production – writing, reporting, producing, basic editing, web reporting and posting.
  • Ability to produce omni-channel content for digital, print, broadcast and social

To apply to any of our Farm Journal job postings, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Krystel Rummans
Senior Human Resources Generalist