Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 10/4/2018

Job Description

KENS 5, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in San Antonio, Texas is seeking an experienced Producer who can write, create, and produce exciting and interesting newscasts and news content for broadcast online and social platforms. Producers must be able to multi-task during the news gathering hours, sharing content, before, during, and after a newscast or digital post. Our ideal candidate can identify engaging content teach others how to do so, and develop a road map on how to meet the goals of our company. 

In this role, you will:

  • Create unique newscasts and segments evoking emotion and innovative showcasing
  • Write and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms
  • Develop and teach staff to 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
  • Write and teach our associate producers to write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner
  • Use consumer analytics in determining content
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media
  • Enterprise news stories
  • Coach journalists how to write for website including attaching images and streaming video
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) 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 supervisor or executive producer

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 2-3 years of experience preferred, including supervision and leadership of other journalists
  • 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 

KENS 5 offers a competitive benefits package including health. dental, vision, EAP, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, holiday, paid time off, and 40I(k). No phone calls, please. Due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to provide updates on the status of individual applications.

 

About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 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 35 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 delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. 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.