Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/9/2020

Job Description

WTHR is the #1 TV & Digital station in Indianapolis, IN and we are looking for our next great newscast producer! We're a producer driven shop and we're looking for highly creative people who thrive on breaking news, showcasing and storytelling. We're looking for excellent writers, strong graphic visionaries, and candidates who know how to tie digital to broadcast and vice versa. If you're just looking to stack shows this isn't the place for you. We need people who want to create something new every day. ​

 

​​In this role you will be responsible for the day-to-day gathering, production & presentation of content as well as overall newsroom leadership.  You will "run" your show from planning to execution.  You will participate in daily editorial meetings, communicate with crews in the field and fulfill newscast goals as laid out by managers.  In addition you will assist with digital posting as it relates to conent in the show and take part in special station coverage as assigned.  There will be times when you fill in on newscasts other than your assigned shift. 

Job Requirements

  • ​​​​​College degree preferred
  • At least 1-2 years of relevant newscast producing experience required
  • Ability to write and create newscasts with a conversational approach required
  • Knowledge of ENPS operating system and editing software preferred
  • Ability to pass a current events test required

 

 

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. is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 35 million across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA's stations have over 25 million social followers.

TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programing and reach more than 87 million television homes. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns 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.