Multi-skilled Journalist (WMAZ-TV)
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 2/4/2018

Job Description

WMAZ-TV is currently accepting applications for a full-time MULTI-SKILLED JOURNALIST.  We are a champion for our community and the most-trusted source for local news in Central Georgia on TV, the Web, Mobile and Social Media. The successful candidate will be an excellent on-camera communicator with top notch interviewing, live and taped reporting skills. Show hosts must be able to connect with the audience on all platforms: TV, online, mobile and social media. Absolutely, must be a true team player and newsroom leader, willing to do whatever it takes to get the latest, best story and impactful information to our community. The ideal candidate will also have strong editorial judgement and be able to work with the morning producer to develop and content filled and engaging morning newscast. The candidate would be able to generate unique, compelling and innovative story/show ideas and content, developing contacts and relationships is also required. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Must be willing to take part in various community events on behalf of the station. A keen eye for creative production, as well as shooting/editing video is also required.

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications include: 

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field with 3-5 years Anchor and Reporting experience preferred
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Must be able to show examples of strong breaking news reporting.
  • Skilled at creative, engaging, content-driven LIVE shots.
  • Active news hound on Twitter and Facebook.
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus.
  • Must be organized with the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines.
  • Must be able to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.
  • Understand the tenants of professional Journalism
  • Deliver accurate content and reports
  • Cultivate sources

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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.

 

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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.