Multi-Platform Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

Job Description

​KCEN, a TEGNA Media station, is looking for Producer's who can write, create and produce exciting content for both digital and broadcast platforms. The person for this job will be an exemplary writer with strong news judgement and the ability to react quickly to changing circumstances. The ideal candidate will have a multitude of talents including the ability to edit video and track down information through interviews, public records searches and social media. Our producers must be able to skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content. ​

Responsibilities

  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
  • Write and edit news stories for broadcast.
  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
  • Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories. 
  • Research for facts and credibility.
  • Use consumer analytics in determining content.
  • ​Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.​

Job Requirements

Job Requirements: ​​​

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 1-2 years of experience preferred
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
  • Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content
  • Strong social media skills, on platforms to include YouTube, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius 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​

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach 41.7 million television households, or 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 million social followers.

TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programming. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns 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.

In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.

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

“Start Here. Expect More!”  KCEN/KAGS-TV is the NBC affiliate serving the citizens of Temple, Waco, Killeen and Bryan-College Station.  With more than 60 years in operation, we still feel the obligation to our viewers to serve our communities faithfully and honestly.