Anchor
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

Job Description

WFAA in Dallas/Ft. Worth  is looking for a creative, engaging, enterprising Anchor to join our news team. WFAA is committed to leading and revolutionizing information delivery on all platforms. This position will take a leadership role in that mission. The successful candidate will be an excellent on-camera communicator with top notch interviewing skills, with the ability to flawlessly lead continuous coverage on big events. We are seeking a candidate who can connect with the audience on all platforms: TV, online, mobile and social media.  Must be a true team player and newsroom leader, willing to do whatever it takes to get the latest and most impactful information to our community.  The ideal candidate will have strong editorial judgment and be able to work with producers to deliver relevant and engaging information. Must be willing to take part in various community events on behalf of the station.  We are not looking for a news reader. We are looking for someone with an engaging personality who can become a valuable voice for one of the best television stations in the country. 

 

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 8-10 years news anchor/reporting experience in medium to large market
  • Journalist and/or Mass Communication degree preferred
  • Understand the tenants of professional Journalism
  • Deliver accurate content and reports
  • Excellent, creative presentation and writing skills a must
  • Excellent use of social media for news gathering/disseminating and community engagement

 

About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 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 35 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 delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. 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

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.