Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/10/2020

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WATN-TV is looking for a Producer who can write, create, and produce exciting and interesting newscasts and news content for broadcast, online, and social content. Producers must be able to multi-task during the news-gathering hours, sharing content before, during and after a newscast or digital post. The ideal candidates are creative problem-solvers with strong journalistic judgment, detail skills, and an ability to think creatively. 

In this role, you will:

 

  • Create unique newscasts or segments evoking emotion.
  • Write, shoot, and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms.
  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
  • Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
  • Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Deliver on-air, online news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
  • Research for facts and credibility.
  • Use consumer analytics in determining content.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
  • Enterprise news stories.
  • Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and other 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:

College degree required. Minimum 5 years' experience producing newscast. Experience using tools such as Google Trends, Chartbeat, and CrowdTangle to select compelling content preferred. Strong coaching and team-building skills a must.

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.

Job Snapshot

About Us

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 51 television stations and four radio stations in 43 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 35 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest that reach more than 87 million U.S. television homes. 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.