Brain Room Researcher
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/28/2019

Job Description

 ​ABC10, the TEGNA station in Sacramento, CA is looking for detail-oriented researchers to join the ABC10 Information Network. Ideal candidates are ambitious self-starters with an aptitude for research and story development.  ​Specialists will be expected to provide information for day of stories as well as longer-term investigations.​

Responsibilities

  • ​​Tackle deep-dive research projects
  • Review story tips
  • Write articles that provide depth and context to current events
  • Write articles based on social listening​
  • Write day of news articles
  • Engage with audience on social media

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • 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 databases, CMS, Excel, and social media for info gathering
  • Good communication skills​

 

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

ABC10 (KXTV) is the ABC affiliate in Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto, California.  Since 1955, ABC10 has served northern California by delivering important news, information and entertainment programming.  Today, ABC10 continues to grow and innovate by connecting with new audiences over the air on television and through digital platforms including social media.  We program more than 30 hours of local news each week and offer an expanding portfolio of websites, hyper-local sites and mobile apps.