Anchor
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/24/2020

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WUSA 9 in Washington, DC seeks a passionate, knowledgeable anchor to join our Get Up DC team. We want a journalist who creates compelling, engaging and viewer-focused content on all platforms.​

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
  • Engage with the team to determine the content of the newscasts.
  • Collaborate with producer and team to create memorable newscasts.
  • Use social media to guide editorial discussions and highlight big stories.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms, including social media.
  • Develop story ideas
  • Develop original sources to break stories on-air and online.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor​

 

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate thrives in an off-the-cuff, conversational, fast-paced and breaking news environment. A college degree and  5-7 years experience as an anchor is preferred. Please include a link to your resume reel with resume

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 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

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.