News Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/19/2019

Job Description

WKYC in Cleveland is seeking an experienced, energetic News Producer to join our newsroom. If you like to produce fast-paced, creative newscasts and enjoy working in a team environment, we want to hear from you. You must love where our business is headed and be aggressive at participating on all platforms.

In this role, you will:

  • Encourage innovation and risk-taking in crafting great newscasts through evoking emotion and showcasing
  • Write and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platform
  • Develop content through social listening and independent sources
  • Be a top-notch communicator
  • Work collaboratively with other producers and staff members
  • Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content
  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner
  • Write and post on all digital platforms including social media
  • Research for facts and credibility
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories
  • Be able to handle assignment desk duties including phone newsgathering, crew coordination and other duties as assigned
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 1-2 years of experience preferred
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Understanding the tenets of professional journalism
  • Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content
  • 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 constant time pressure deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events

 

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

What's in it for you? WKYC offers a competitive benefits program to qualified employees. This program includes medical, dental and vision benefits for you, your spouse or partner, and your dependents as well as life insurance, supplemental life, spousal life, child life, accident insurance, and flexible spending accounts. In addition, the Company also provides generous vacation time, sick pay, short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), a 401(k) Savings Plan and more.
To be considered a candidate for any opening at WKYC – you must complete an online application for an existing opening. Paper resumes or any electronic information received that does not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool.