Multiplatform Video Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

Job Description

Are you passionate about creating shareable, creative and engaging video? Do you want to have a role in developing the best practices for the same? Do you have a strong sense of ownership of a brand’s video presence?

WUSA9 is looking for someone who loves creating video, analyzing metrics, and optimizing performance. We’re looking for a creative thinker who can help build the next workflow iteration of our digital video storytelling strategy, including on our website, YouTube channel, OTT streaming and mobile apps and social media accounts.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Grow WUSA-TV’s video presence, including:
    • Monitoring metrics and looking for trends for all WUSA9 video platforms, including TV, website, mobile app, OTT, and YouTube
    • Increasing the output of original digital video content
    • Ensuring all video content is packaged perfectly for each platform
    • Leading breaking news video coverage, including livestreaming and VOD strategies
  • Shoot and edit high-quality video content that starts with a digital-friendly style, but extends to all platforms and helps establish a stronger brand of unique video content.
  • Edit digital video content from internal and external content partners and ensure sophisticated distribution through targeted content marketing  
  • Help build a robust WUSA9 YouTube channel and OTT app that meets growth and audience goals
  • Edit segments for our WUSA9 newscasts
  • Edit video for our on-platform player
  • Other duties as assigned by the WUSA9 news leadership team

Job Requirements

  • At least two years of experience working as non-traditional editor
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines, reprioritize time and efforts, and pivot quickly
  • Advanced knowledge of non-linear video editing software
  • Advanced knowledge of motion graphics video software, including Adobe suite of products
  • Experienced team player with excellent communication skills
  • Experience using audience metrics tools to make smart digital programming decisions
  • Knowledge of AP style, as well as best headline writing and SEO practices
  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours as needed for news coverage, including nights and weekends
  • Bachelor degree in journalism, communications, graphic design or similar field

 

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.

 

 

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.  WUSA, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Washington, DC 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 – WUSA is the place to be.