Multiskilled Journalist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

WVEC-TV, the TEGNA-owned ABC affiliate in Norfolk/Virginia Beach is looking for a great storyteller who wants to own the digital age of journalism. We're looking for an experienced, energetic Multiskilled Journalist to join our innovative newsroom. We want journalists who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography, and editing.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write, shoot and edit original news stories for on-line and on-air.
  • Tell stories in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
  • Use the latest editing, production techniques and photography tools, including new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to tell great stories.
  • Enterprise and develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
  • Conduct engaging interviews with newsmakers and research for facts and credibility.
  • Operate news gathering vehicles.
  • Transmit and present exciting live reports.
  • Work collaboratively in a positive team environment.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.​

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience preferred
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
  • A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting and solid storytelling
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under time pressure deadlines​

Job Snapshot

About Us

13News Now (WVEC) is made up of storytellers, innovators, content creators, and idea generators. We stand for passion: passion for our people, passion in our product, and, above all, passion in our community. We value honesty, accuracy, and solutions. We serve as the local ABC affiliate for Hampton Roads and northeastern North Carolina. We strive for interaction with our audience and constantly are working on our presentation so that you have the best experience when consuming our products. Whether on air, online, or on the go, we are everywhere you go. Digitally we lead the market by more than a million actions over our nearest competitor. We invite you to join the conversation with us and help us tell the Stories of Now.