Multimedia Journalist - Temporary
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

Job Description

Be part of an exciting transformation team creating innovative local news content!

WIXA is looking for a multi-skilled journalist to join a team creating multi-platform content for community news. Working under a managing editor, this journalist would gather, create, and distribute engaging and compelling digital and social content.

Our ideal candidate can develop community contacts; work with a managing editor to identify relevant stories; shoot, write, and edit digital and social videos; and participate in Facebook groups, Nextdoor, and Reddit to engage with local communities.

In this role, you will:

  • Create unique, authentic, engaging content
  • Work individually and with a team to plan community coverage
  • Analyze daily and actively use metrics to inform editorial and strategic decisions and create accountability for results
  • Strategically post under deadline on social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and other emerging platforms
  • Embrace WXIA's vision of excellence in journalism and innovation to uplift local news to empower a stronger community

Job Requirements

Here’s what you need:

  • Digital content experience, including an understanding of how various platforms work
  • Writing skills to create accurate and engaging stories
  • Photojournalism ability to shoot video and still images
  • Video editing, including using text-on-video applications
  • Experience with audience feedback tools like CrowdTangle, Chartbeat, Google Analytics, etc. a plus
  • Passion and vision for emerging media
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and engage in building community contacts

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.

 

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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.