Manager of Content Innovation
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Description

ABC10 in Sacramento is looking for a motivated, innovative leader to drive the gathering, creation, and distribution of engaging, compelling content. The Manager of Innovation will work collaboratively as part of the news management team and play a key role in continuing to grow the station’s content and audience-focused strategy. Our ideal candidate can identify engaging content and unique presentation styles, teach others how to do so, and find new ways to create content that are relevant to our viewers both on air and online. They will inspire the news team to produce enterprise content in all day parts tailoring to each digital and social platform with storytelling that is optimized for each screen.

This person will be expected to work quickly and manage multiple projects, so management experience is a plus.

 

The Manager of Content Innovation will:

  • Encourage innovation, risk-taking and powerful storytelling in crafting great newscasts
  • Be a newsroom leader and a bold voice in editorial discussions
  • Challenge the norm
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media to enhance content across platforms
  • Oversee multiple newscasts to ensure the brand promise and strategies are met
  • Regularly critique newscasts with the staff, both as a team and with individual producers
  • Identify daily opportunities to have our news get noticed and reach new audiences
  • Actively partner with the Director of Content and other newsroom managers to create three-screen synergy (TV, digital, mobile) around station content and campaigns
  • Embrace ABC10’s vision of setting the bar others want to follow by creating engaging and relevant content that meets the audience where they are
  • Perform other tasks as required by the Director of Content

 

 

 

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Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Experience successfully leading teams through content transformation
  • Strong understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
  • Passion and vision for emerging media
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius, photojournalism, editing, and content management systems a plus
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time-sensitive deadlines
  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related a plus

 

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.