Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 12/14/2019

Job Description

 

​KPNX 12 News, the TEGNA-owned NBC affiliate in Phoenix, AZ 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 do 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

KPNX 12News offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, EAP, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, holiday, paid time off, and 401(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 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 Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach 41.7 million television households, or 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 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 programming. 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.

In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.

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

12 News (KPNX-TV) is the NBC affiliate in Phoenix and is owned by TEGNA, a national media company where you want to work. We know, because we work here. Reaching more than 2.2 million people each week, we lead the Valley and the state in coverage of the news, issues and events that are important to you and your family. TEGNA Media your typical media company. It’s a fast-paced culture offering extensive growth opportunities that plays to your strengths and fosters your talent.

It’s where reporters, producers, salespeople, storytellers, marketing gurus, digital experts and number crunchers all feel at home, and where the Valley’s most creative personalities feel inspired. Frankly? We know we’re successful because of our people, and we know the importance of keeping them happy. That being said, let’s talk perks.