MULTISKILLED JOURNALIST
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION 

WQAD News 8, the Tribune owned affiliate in Moline, IL is looking for a dynamic Multi-Skilled Journalist to join our news team.  The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment, strong reporting and digital skills along with experience as a videographer and nonlinear editing. 

If you are a serious, smart journalist who wants to work in an innovative environment, is driven and self-sufficient, apply now!

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Shoot, edit, write and produce news stories including vo's, vo/sot's and packages
  • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
  • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
  • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
  • Appear on camera as required for all platforms
  • Gather material on multiple stories per day – delivering content throughout the day on all platforms
  • Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings; participate in the editorial proces
  • Develop and execute enterprise content on a consistent basis

Perform other duties as assigned​

About TEGNA

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 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 Requirements

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Bachelor's degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • Proven track record delivering compelling and promotable stories
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills​

 

Job Snapshot

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.