Multi-Skilled Sports Journalist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/10/2020

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Local 24 News is looking for an enterprising Multi-Skilled Sports Journalist to create compelling, unique content for our digital, social, and broadcast platforms. This MSSJ will play a pivotal role in working with the content team to reinvent local sports coverage in the Memphis market. If you want to front highlights in the studio and give scores...this isn't the job for you. Show us how you can engage and interact with viewers by telling the sports stories they want to hear, by soliciting and using User Generated Content.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Shoot, write, and edit stories for digital, social and broadcast platforms.
  • Use our analytical tools to identify compelling local sports content.
  • Use the tools available to us to engage and interact with viewers, and solicit User Generated Content.
  • Work with content team daily to identify and produce compelling sports content.

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

College degree required. Minimum 2 years' experience​ in a television newsroom. Must be an experienced multi-skilled journalist, able to shoot and edit independently. Experience writing and posting digital and social content required

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

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 51 television stations and four radio stations in 43 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 35 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest that reach more than 87 million U.S. television homes. 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.