Freelance Multimedia Producer/Writer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 5/19/2019

Job Description

WUSA9 looking for a multi-media/social media producer to join our growing team.  The ideal is creative, thrives in a fast-paced environment, loves news and loves working on the cutting edge of digital and social media. 

 

The successful candidate is innovative with strong social media experience combined with solid news judgment and a big sense of urgency.  Qualified candidates have experience posting stories to digital-mobile-social platforms and the ability to work a flexible schedule. 

  

This is a freelance position.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Produce/write segments for multiple platforms
  • Scour the Internet for viral/sharable stories to post
  • Develop original promotional content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Work closely with news producers, reporters and photojournalists.
  • Must be able to work early morning, nights and weekends

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS degree preferred
  • Strong social media skills, promoting on social media - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage requests from various sources with an ability to work well with varied personalities within deadlines
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and time-management 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.

 

 

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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.