Multi-Platform Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/30/2019

Job Description

Are you a local news junkie?

Do you have great attention to detail even in high-pressure situations?

Do you have a passion for putting together newscasts that people WANT to watch? 

Perfect! 

KTVB is looking for a competitive News Producer to join our team of award-winning journalists.​

First and foremost, the ideal candidate will have strong, creative writing skills. 

The perfect person for this job must also be dedicated to creating shows that engage and inform the viewer.

If there are opportunities to give viewers a voice in our coverage – do it. 

Being an "idea person" is also a major plus. 

A strong candidate will be able to actively contribute to content discussions during our daily news meetings. 

To do that they'll have to have a pulse on what people are talking about in our community. 

KTVB is the #1 news station in the market, with a reputation built on trust and fairness.

If you think you can be accurate, quick and creative all at the same time make sure to apply.​

Job Requirements

Here’s what you need:

  • Some news producing experience preferred.  If you don't have the experience, convince us why you'd be the ideal candidate.
  • College degree in journalism or related field
  • Strong, creative writing skills
  • ENSP, Axis graphics, Vertigo experience preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using social media for news-gathering
  • Must be organized and calm enough to handle breaking news situations and changing events
  • Must not shy away from learning about new software that help make shows more engaging
  • Provides editorial guidance to reporters and oversees writers
  • Must be willing to work any shift​

 

About TEGNA  

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 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 30 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 also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers 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. 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

The KTVB News Group is a television, digital media, mobile and social media organization dedicated to news, weather, entertainment and sports. KTVB's products reach more Idahoans each day than any other news organization in Idaho. Founded in 1953, the KTVB News Group has more than 100 employees based in Boise and Twin Falls, Idaho. Products include KTVB-TV, KTVB.COM, KTVB Mobile and KTFT-TV.