Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 7/5/2020

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

At KING 5, our brand is “Stand for Truth.” To help us showcase, we’re looking for a Newscast Producer who is relentless in creating engaging and meaningful content for our 11 hours of live news programming. KING 5 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, who has a technical grasp that keeps things running smoothly, thrives on breaking news, and remains calm in the control room. Our ideal candidate produces with the audience experience in mind, recognizing the multiple options across multiple platforms.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Create unique newscasts and segments utilizing innovative showcasing
• Write and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms
• Research facts and sources' credibility
• Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research and discover content
• Use creative production techniques, graphics and new forms of media to enhance newscast
• Perform other tasks as required by the KING 5 News leadership team

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS

• BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
• 2 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 and Axis graphics a plus
• Organizational skills and the ability to work under tight 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.

Job Snapshot

About Us

We invite you to join KING 5 - one of the most iconic media organizations in the country. KING 5's first broadcast happened more than 70 years ago! Today we are a fast-growing multi-media company, producing more than 12 hours of local news and programming each day across two television stations, KING 5 and KONG, as well as content for king5.com and the mobile app. At KING 5, we are fierce defenders of fact, curious, and always aiming to provide context. We are real people telling real stories. We do things differently and push to break new ground daily. We care about our community because we live here too. Most importantly, WE STAND FOR TRUTH.
KING 5's progressive and innovative reputation began with Dorothy Bullitt, a local trailblazer who took risks. Her values inspire us today - quality journalism and close community ties that make a real difference for our audiences.
When you join KING 5 Media Group, you join a team passionate about these strong values: we are Truth Seekers, we are Real, we are Unique, we are Trailblazers, and we are Here in our community. We look for people with creative and entrepreneurial skills who also share our core beliefs. We embrace new ideas and new technologies and are passionate about re-inventing news across platforms.