Multi-Skilled Journalist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

Job Description

NEWS CENTER Maine, the powerhouse #1 NBC station in downtown Portland is looking for a great storyteller who knows how to own the 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:

  • Write, shoot and edit original news stories for on-line and on-air.
  • Tell stories in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
  • Use the latest editing, production techniques and photography tools, including new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to tell great stories.
  • Enterprise and develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
  • Conduct engaging interviews with newsmakers and research for facts and credibility.
  • Operate news gathering vehicles.
  • Transmit and present exciting live reports.
  • Work collaboratively in a positive team environment.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or News Director.

Job Requirements

Here’s what you need:

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience preferred
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism
  • A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under time pressure deadlines

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.