Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 2/5/2020

Job Description

At WFAA we're bored by the way traditional TV news is produced, and we know our audiences are too. We're looking for a Show Producer who feels the same way and has some ideas and experience in doing things in a more creative, impactful way.

WFAA is looking for someone who can write with a sharp pen, dream up ways of showcasing that your last station would never let you try, dig for unique content that adds to the impact of their show and who has a technical grasp that keeps things running smoothly. Our ideal candidate produces with the audience experience in mind, recognizing that there are multiple options across multiple platforms. ​

In this role, you will:

  • Create unique newscasts and segments evoking emotion and utilizing innovative showcasing.
  • Write and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms.
  • Develop content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.
  • Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
  • Research and teach how to research for facts and credibility.
  • Use consumer analytics in determining content.
  • Enterprise news stories.
  • Use creative production techniques such as including graphics and new forms of media to enhance stories.
  • Lead and inspire news teams to work together for a great newscast.
  • Coach and inspire on air talent to be exciting and engaging.
  • Perform other tasks as required by the WFAA News Leadership Team. ​

Job Requirements

 

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 3 to 5 years of experience preferred
  • 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, Facebook and Instagram
  • 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. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 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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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.