Multi Skilled Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 2/7/2020

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

WGRZ, the TEGNA-owned NBC affiliate in Buffalo, New York is seeking a Multi-Skilled Producer to work on our late newscasts. This person is someone who can write, create and produce exciting and interesting content for a unique show. Producers must be able to multi-task during the news gathering hours, sharing content on social media before, during and after a newscast. ​

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create unique newscasts and segments
  • Write and edit a wide range of stories for on-air and digital platforms
  • Develop content through social listening and independent sources
  • Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content
  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner
  • Enterprise news stories for broadcast, digital, and social media
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures/videos, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred
  • Must have 1-2 years or more producing experience
  • Must be able to effectively act decisively under pressure
  • Must have social media knowledge and a digital footprint
  • Must have technical expertise to booth live newscasts and troubleshoot problems

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 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

What's in it for you? WGRZ offers a competitive benefits program to qualified employees. This program includes medical, dental and vision benefits for you, your spouse or partner, and your dependents as well as life insurance, supplemental life, spousal life, child life, accident insurance, and TEGNA spending accounts. In addition, the Company also provides generous vacation time, sick pay, short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), the TEGNA 401(k) Savings Plan and more.