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Research on the role of a Multimedia Journalist

 

Multimedia Journalism is when text, images, sound, videos and graphics are combined in one piece.

Multimedia journalists work for newspapers, radio and TV stations and recently mainly for social media sites such as online magazines because this generation prefers to access news online as oppose to paper copies.

Their job role consists of:

  • Creating content for the internet
  • Research and gathering information
  • Organizing
  • Writing
  • Editorial duties
  • Plan and review
  • Analyze information and check accuracy

Skills needed:

  • Journalistic skills
  • Organization skills
  • Creativity
  • Problem solving
  • Multi-tasking
  • Technology
  • Communication
  • Problem-solving

Multimedia Journalists jobs consists of making news more interesting by adding interactive media for the public.

Research sources:

http://westernreservepublicmedia.org/careers2/multimedia-journalist.htm

https://onlinejournalismblog.com/2012/08/21/how-to-get-started-as-a-multimedia-journalist/

 

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