MSJ/Multi Skilled Journalist

Date Posted: 6/12/2020

Job Description



      Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.


•         Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.


•         Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.


•         Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.


•         Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.


•         Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.


•         Develop news sources for general assignments and special areas of interest.


•         Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.​

•         Operate news gathering vehicles to and from various locations.


•         Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.


•         Enterprise news stories.


•         Shoot, write and edit packaged reports.


•         Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.


•         Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of  media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.


•         Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology.


•         Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or assistant news director.

Job Requirements


BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field

•         Minimum of 2 years of experience  

•         Bilingual, (English & Spanish) speaking preferred

•         Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems

•         Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism

•         A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting

•         Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots

•         Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook

•         Knowledge of ENPS, Premier, Final Cut Pro and Axis graphics a plus

•         Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines

•         Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events​


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.

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What's in it for you? WGRZ offers a competitive benefits program to qualified employees. This program includes medical, dental and vision benefits for you, your spouse or partner, and your dependents as well as life insurance, supplemental life, spousal life, child life, accident insurance, and TEGNA spending accounts. In addition, the Company also provides generous vacation time, sick pay, short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), the TEGNA 401(k) Savings Plan and more.