Multi-Skilled Journalist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

Job Description

The Multi-Skilled Journalist will embrace KSDK’s standard of news reporting, storytelling and investigative excellence while boldly advancing the 5 OYS brand across multiple platforms.

Multi-Skilled Journalists create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing.  MSJs are great storytellers who excel in the digital age of journalism.   

Requirements:

  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for television, mobile and social platforms

  • 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

  • Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations

  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media

  • Enterprise news stories

  • Shoot, write and edit packaged reports

  • Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video

  • 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 News Content Manager

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 2-5 years of experience preferred
  • Bilingual, (English & Spanish) speaking desirable
  • Experience with photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Strong understanding of the tenets 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 constant time sensitive deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events

 

 

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. TEGNA reaches more than 90 million Americans and delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of Cars.com, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and other powerful brands such as G/O Digital and Cofactor. 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

We are not a TV station.

We are an information center that believes in connecting with our communities across all platforms with a passion for advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism.

Day in and day out, EVERYONE at KSDK is committed to inform and protect, to showcase the greatness of St. Louis and celebrate the remarkable people who live here.

Yes, our trophy case has 70 years of journalistic hardware, but that is NOT where we hang our hat. At KSDK, we are here for something bigger than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of St. Louis. We are part of the community, and they are part of us.

We are 5 On Your Side.

If the above made you feel inspired, excited, empathetic or any emotion that motivates you do to amazing things, apply now!