Multi-platform Assignment Editor
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 2/11/2018

Job Description

WFMY-TV in Greensboro, North Carolina is seeking an Assignment Editor/Digital Producer.  We’re looking for someone willing to cover stories and pursue stories in new ways.  This position is responsible for managing assignments, dealing with logistics, monitoring phones, wires and keeping up with local contacts to ensure newsroom is aware of all potential stories, especially breaking news.  In addition, this position is constantly sourcing new information and writing new content for digital-mobile-social platforms.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Monitors news releases, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and any other online news sources and posts them to wfmynews2.com
  • Use data to know the market and what types of stories resonates with WFMY News 2’s audiences.
  • Plans and assigns the news stories of the day and large news event coverage.
  • Ability to react in breaking news situation and get it moving on all platforms.
  • Write and adapt broadcast television material for digital properties. 
  • Create significant, original, engaging stories for the digital platforms.
  • Create engaging content on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites that draw eyeballs to digital and to television. 

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in journalism/communications or equivalent experience in the field.
  • 1-3 years web/newsroom experience.
  • Strong communication skills, conflict management and customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills in a fast paced environment and deadline driven environment.
  • Requires sound news judgment, the ability to work under tight deadlines and in stressful situations.
  • Experience posting stories to digital-mobile-social platforms.
  • The ability to work a flexible schedule.

 

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.

 

 

 

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 46 stations in 38 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 32 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.

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

Are you all about social and new media?  Do you like change?  And does “risk” mean “potential” in your vocabulary?  Be part of a news team that’s changing, growing and serving our community in the process.  WFMY News 2, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Greensboro, NC hires talented and creative journalists, social/digital experts, marketing masterminds, and customer-focused sales executives.  If you are looking for a fast-paced atmosphere to thrive, develop your professional skills and partner with viewers and digital users – WFMY News 2 is the place to be.

WFMY News 2 puts a premium on personal integrity, teamwork, accountability, problem solving, a strong work ethic and winning.  We provide an atmosphere to grow professionally and advance in a leading media company.  Benefits include medical coverage, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, vacation time, sick pay, short-term disability, long-term disability, a 401(k) Savings Plan and more.

We believe in serving the people of North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad, providing the information they need and want, and enjoying our work as we go.  Sound good?  Come join us!