Content Editor

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

Job Description

KSDK, 5 On Your Side, is looking for a conscientious, motivated,  experienced newsroom contributor to help grow the audience for our newscasts and digital platforms.

This person will be the final filter on impactful content for digital and social platforms.


  • ​Write and copyedit for with an eye toward brand fit.
  • Copy edit, when requested, for broadcast.
  • Communicate with reporters, assignment editors and news managers for information for all  platforms.
  • Wide understanding of SEO principles to apply to platforms
  • Present copy in compelling ways to help meet the goals of 5 on Your Side on broadcast, digital and social platforms. Assign work to content producers, reporters
  • Insert multimedia including maps, photos, videos, and internal links
  • Review SEO headlines for style and keywords
  • Post AP content, creating original headlines
  • Create email newsletters

Job Requirements

  • College degree.
  • Producing  experience preferred.
  • Must possess solid news judgment, display strong communication skills, creativity, and ethical decision-making skills.
  • Strong writing skills, production skills and tease writing abilities.
  • ENPS, EDIUS, ADOBE  and Axis graphics experience is preferred.
  • Must be organized with the ability to work under constant deadlines.
  • Must be able to calmly handle live situations and changing events.
  • Proven social and digital content creation ability.



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


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

We are not a TV station.

We are an information center that believes in connecting with our communities across all platforms with a passion for advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism.

Day in and day out, EVERYONE at KSDK is committed to inform and protect, to showcase the greatness of St. Louis and celebrate the remarkable people who live here.

Yes, our trophy case has 70 years of journalistic hardware, but that is NOT where we hang our hat. At KSDK, we are here for something bigger than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of St. Louis. We are part of the community, and they are part of us.

We are 5 On Your Side.

If the above made you feel inspired, excited, empathetic or any emotion that motivates you do to amazing things, apply now!