MultiSkilled Journalist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 6/3/2019

Job Description

WBIR, the award-winning and top-rated TEGNA station in Knoxville, TN is looking for our next great multi-skilled journalist. 

We need someone who can find the best stories and tell them in the best way across all platforms! The right person will be equipped to do it all: discover stories & write, shoot, and edit them for TV, web, and social. We love telling stories in innovative ways, making a difference in our community, and having fun every day. We are located in a growing, cool city with easy access to the great outdoors - including the Great Smoky Mountains. ​We have a track record of growing talent and getting people ready for that next step in their careers. 

Job Requirements

 

  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit enterprise content
  • 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.
  • Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
  • Enterprise news stories.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisors.

About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 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 approximately 35 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

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.