Anchor/Multi-Skilled Journalist (MSJ/MMJ)
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

Job Description

KFMB (CBS8 and The CW San Diego), TEGNA’s CBS and CW affiliates in San Diego, CA, is looking for a News Anchor/Multi-Skilled Journalist who knows the art of storytelling and will excel in this digital age of journalism. 

This position will primarily anchor CBS News 8 on The CW San Diego in the evenings; however, position may be required to anchor other newscasts as needed. In addition to anchoring, this position will also include daily reporting. 

We are looking for a someone that can create unique, shareable and compelling stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing. Candidates should have a portfolio with examples of strong anchoring, breaking news reporting and creative storytelling.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and informative manner.
  • Generate creative, content-driven live shots.
  • Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.
  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
  • Community and/or talent appearances.
  • Perform other tasks as required by news director or executive producer.

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience require, preferably as an anchor/reporter.
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.
  • Strong social media skills, including an active presence on Twitter and Facebook.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines.
  • MSJ portion will require the ability to shoot, write, edit, and produce.

 

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach 41.7 million television households, or 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 million social followers.

TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programming. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service.

In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.

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

Job Snapshot

About Us

Become part of the legacy stations of KFMB in America’s Finest City! The KFMB group includes CBS 8, The CW San Diego, 100.7 KFM-BFM, KFMB-AM 760, and all associated digital and social media properties. With our quality entertainment, award-winning news, community presence and #1 local newscasts, our media properties offer a combined weekly reach of close to 1.5 million adults. Each of our stations can tout success, from CBS 8 (the #1 CBS affiliate on the West Coast), to 100.7 KFM-BFM (radio’s #1 morning program). We are known for responsible journalism, marketing excellence, advertising expertise and cutting-edge social media. Each day, our goal is to create compelling content that empowers and enriches our community.