Digital Episodic Reporter/ Storyteller
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION 

WXIA in Atlanta is looking to add a storyteller the award-winning Atticus team.  Their mission is to change the world through powerful journalism. This team's digital episodic series have changed laws and saved lives.  Over the course of just 3 years, Atticus has been honored with two National Murrows, Emmys, and NAB Service to America Awards, among others.  Now, they're searching for an exceptional writer to help continue to produce eye-opening investigations.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

As a member of this tight-knit team, you'll be asked to try new things, get innovative, and be flexible. A passion for storytelling is a must.  It would help if you have training in shooting, editing. But one of the keys to getting this gig is being the kind of reporter who doesn't take no for an answer. In these stories, the reporter is not always on camera, but is a leader who drives decisions and charts the course of stories.

Another key requirement: curiosity and compassion. This job is really hard work. The bar is high and so are the expectations.  But changing the world is rarely easy.​

 

Job Requirements

Requirements

Here's what you need:

  • The ability to write with emotion and produce powerful stories as long form digital pieces and compelling TV 
  • Knowledge of all aspects of news production on multiple platforms. That means writing, shooting, and editing video for various formats.
  • Experience being in front of camera and/ or voice over work
  • Readiness to push far beyond the conventional boundaries of local news
  • A willingness to work hard, fire up the imagination, and collaborate

 

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

Be a part of the most awarded media team in Atlanta by joining the Networks of 11Alive!  The Networks of 11Alive include WXIA-TV, WATL-TV, Bounce TV, Antenna TV and numerous digital and social media products and are a part of the highly-respected TEGNA Media portfolio.  Salespeople, storytellers, marketing gurus, digital experts and production specialists all feel at home here and it’s where Atlanta’s most creative personalities feel inspired!
Every day, all of us at 11Alive are given the rare opportunity to effect change for the good of Metro Atlanta.  We vow to make life better for the people we serve.  We get results.  We can do this because people trust us to do the right thing.  We don’t take that trust for granted.  We know it is earned every day, in every conversation, in every story.  We are changing the face of local news … by serving the greater good of our community.

11Alive is here to:

  •     Hold the powerful accountable.
  •     Inform and enlighten.
  •     Seek truth, seek action, and seek solutions.
  •     Be a voice for the voiceless.
  •     Hold ourselves and other people accountable.
  •     Celebrate those who make our community better.