Digital Multiskilled Journalist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

Job Description

WTSP-TV, the CBS affiliate in the 11th Market, has an opportunity for a cutting-edge multi-skilled journalist to create and produce content for our digital platforms.  This is an opportunity for a digital producer to showcase strong writing, an eye for photography and video storytelling skills at one of the most trusted local news brands in the country.

  • You’ll use your shooting / editing skills to create original and repurposed, shareable video for all platforms.
  • You’ll use your nose for news and interest in local happenings to create original content for all platforms.
  • You’ll spread your creative wings and work on great stories, video and slideshows to engage our audience.
  • You’ll use social listening and engagement to discover, curate content and build our brand’s relationship with the audience

Responsibilities

  • Develop, publish and update WTSP-TV content 
  • Shoot and edit original or repurposed video for all platforms.
  • Research, create and integrate original and repurposed content, including text, images, video and social media.
  • Write and produce breaking news stories and launching live streams for web, mobile and social platforms.
  • Participate in news meetings and work with news staff to develop original digital content opportunities.
  • Understand and achieve metrics goals using Chartbeat, CrowdTangle, Omniture and Google Analytics.

Job Requirements

  • College degree in journalism, mass communications or related field.
  • At least two years of professional digital content production experience.
  • Solid digital news background with experience covering breaking news.
  • Experience using DSLR or other photography / videography equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage audience with “clickable” headlines and social media posts.
  • Strong understanding of AP style, including ability to rapidly edit and/or rewrite stories.
  • Highly motivated individual with creative and aggressive approach to driving digital results.
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task confidently under tight deadlines.
  • Experience working with a digital content management system.
  • Experience curating and presenting data in an understandable, shareable format.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including night, weekend and holiday shifts.

 

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.

 

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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.