Anchor/Reporter
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/13/2019

Job Description

​12 News, the NBC TEGNA-owned station in Phoenix is seeking a talented Anchor/Reporter with a passion for winning and be the best! We want a smart, aggressive, creative storyteller who creates unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography, and editing. We are looking for a journalist who thrives live, and is conversational and engaging. We are seeking an Anchor/Reporter to join our news team. The successful candidate will be an excellent on-camera communicator with top-notch interviewing, live and taped reporting skills. We are seeking candidates who will trailblaze the future of news, find and defend the truth, and tell the stories of our community. We want a leader who is creative and courageous when it comes to adding innovative features to newscasts as well as digital and social platforms. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
  • Use editorial judgment to help determine the content of the newscasts.
  • Work with producer and team to create unique, fast-paced newscasts.
  • Use social media to determine the content of newscasts and highlight big social stories.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms, including social media.
  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot with, and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.
  • Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
  • Use editorial judgment to help determine the content of the newscasts.
  • Work with producer and team to create unique, fast-paced newscasts.
  • Use social media to determine the content of newscasts and highlight big social stories.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms, including social media.
  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot with, and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.
  • Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers 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. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

 

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

12 News (KPNX-TV) is the NBC affiliate in Phoenix and is owned by TEGNA, a national media company where you want to work. We know, because we work here. Reaching more than 2.2 million people each week, we lead the Valley and the state in coverage of the news, issues and events that are important to you and your family. TEGNA Media your typical media company. It’s a fast-paced culture offering extensive growth opportunities that plays to your strengths and fosters your talent.

It’s where reporters, producers, salespeople, storytellers, marketing gurus, digital experts and number crunchers all feel at home, and where the Valley’s most creative personalities feel inspired. Frankly? We know we’re successful because of our people, and we know the importance of keeping them happy. That being said, let’s talk perks.