Content Creator/Researcher

Date Posted: 4/16/2017

Job Description

WUSA9, the TEGNA station in Washington, DC is looking for a detailed oriented information specialist to join our team. Ideal candidates should be ambitious self-starters with an aptitude for research and story development. The position calls for deep research dives into story tips, enterprise content, issues, and events, with the purpose of developing exclusive content. Researchers will be expected to provide information for a day of stories as well as longer-term investigations. 

In addition, candidates should be willing and able to write and present information for both digital and television distribution related to the research they have done. 

Job Requirements

 Here's what you need: 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience 
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • an insatiable curiosity about news and information
  • The ability to work independently and at a fast pace
  • Strong familiarity with SEO and AP style 
  • Experience using datacases, CMS, Excel, and Social Media for info gathering 
  • Good communication skills. 

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. TEGNA reaches more than 90 million Americans and delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and G/O Digital, a customized local digital marketing company. For more information, visit

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Are you all about social and new media?  Do you like change?  And does “risk” mean “potential” in your vocabulary?  Be part of a news team that’s changing, growing and serving our community in the process.  WUSA, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Washington, DC hires talented and creative journalists, social/digital experts, marketing masterminds, and customer-focused sales executives.  If you are looking for a fast-paced atmosphere to thrive, develop your professional skills and partner with viewers and digital users – WUSA is the place to be.