Morning Anchor/MSJ
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/17/2019

Job Description

TEGNA Media is looking for great storytellers who will excel in this digital age of journalism. We want journalists who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing.

In this role, you will:

• Anchor four-hour weekday morning newscast and fill-in anchor on other newscasts as needed
• 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 assignment and special areas of interest.
• Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.
• Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
• Enterprise news stories.
• Shoot, write and edit packaged reports.
• Write for all digital platforms.
• 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.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications, or related field 
  • 2-5 years of experience preferred
  • Bilingual, (English & Spanish) speaking preferre
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
  • A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news and weather reporting
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound and weather presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS and Edius a plus
  • Ability to work cohesively with a team to create warm, friendly, conversational newscast
  • Host and help organize community events
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events

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.

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

Where you choose to live and work are some of the most important decisions in life.  If you are looking to align yourself with a company culture that promotes career advancement of top performers, this is home.  Whether you are seeking a career as a journalist, a sales/marketing executive or a social media/digital guru, KREM 2 offers a career launch pad through TEGNA’s family of media and digital properties in the Pacific Northwest and across the country.  Inviting smart, creative and diverse professionals to develop innovative content, marketing strategies and new technologies is our recruiting priority

Taking care of you, your spouse or partner and your dependents is important and supported by KREM 2’s benefit plans for qualified employees.  Options include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability insurance and long-term disability insurance.   We also offer paid vacation and holidays, sick leave and a generous 401K Savings Plan and other benefits.  

KREM 2 is the CBS affiliate serving the Inland Northwest.  Located in Spokane, the station has a rich history of interactive service with the Spokane-Coeur d’Alene region for over 60 years.  It is our privilege and promise to serve this extraordinary community through our partnerships with numerous non-profit organizations and social service agencies.   To give you a better feel for our news market, Spokane is the second largest city in Washington State and enjoys four distinct weather seasons for outdoor enthusiasts.   Spokane is home to the largest medical hub between Seattle and Minneapolis, Fairchild Air Force Base, a significant higher education, high-tech and agriculture base.