Multiplatform Content Creator
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 5/22/2019

Job Description

WUSA9 is seeking a multi-platform creator who can tell thorough, emotional and thought-provoking stories with both digital and broadcast platforms in mind.  In this role, you will be responsible for using research tools, consumer data and analytics to target stories that will create digital engagement. If you have a great knack for tracking down unique and sharable stories, this is a role for you!   This position requires a self-starter who can manage multiple projects at a time.

 

The Multiplatform Content Creator will:       

 

*Identify and pitch unique, highly-engaging content

*Research, write, shoot and edit stories for on-air broadcast, digital and mobile platforms

*Fact-check and cross-check stories for thoroughness and credibility

*Understand and have the ability to present stories under the fact-checking Verify brand

*Create digital and social plans for special content

*Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.

Job Requirements

  • An idealist attitude toward content and the community
  • A BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content, for all platforms
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and graphics a plus
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 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 30 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 also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 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.