Discovery Desk Editor
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

Job Description

Do you thrive on digging for stories, breaking news and connecting with the community? ABC10, the TEGNA-owned ABC Affiliate in Sacramento, California is looking for a dynamic, motivated Social Discovery Editor to join our team of journalists at one of the best stations in the country. This position is a vital content coordinator and producer for all platforms. The ideal candidate has great people skills, knowledge of northern California and expert knowledge of digital and social media.

What we need:

  • Gather and distribute accurate, superior content.
  • Manage crews to execute daily news coverage with superior efficiency and customer service.
  • Monitor traditional and emerging technologies to receive, filter, and share content.
  • Enterprise content using online and social media resources as news researching tools.
  • Produce and publish to multiple platforms daily including writing and editing for the web site and posting on social media.
  • Familiarity with video production and editing.
  • Service and support various news and information gathering organizations including TEGNA affiliates, ABC, etc.

Job Requirements

What you need:

  • College degree in journalism or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Minimum 1 year in a local newsroom preferred.
  • Strong communication, conflict management, and customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills in a fast paced and deadline driven environment. 
  • Sound news judgment with the ability to work under tight deadlines and in stressful situations.
  • Extensive knowledge of social media, online, mobile, etc. content gathering tools and technologies. 
  • Clear understanding of basic satellite, microwave, fiber, and ftp feed/sharing technology and use.
  • Ability to write in both broadcast and AP style.
  • Ability to cultivate and develop working relationships with local newsmakers and their staff.
  • A demonstrated social media presence on more than one of the following: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, YouTube, Vimeo, Slack, Yammer.

 

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.