Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/2/2020

Job Description

Responsibilities include: 

  • (70%) Create, write, and edit content for newscasts.    
  • (15%) Work with other show producers, on-air talent, and news management, to create new content and showcase content in unique ways. Work with digital team to highlight digital content on air, making sure this content is being properly showcased inside all newscasts.
  • (5%) Look for opportunities to create original content. Work with reporters and anchors and MSJ's to enhance their daily stories with graphics and production techniques that will help tell the story in more visual and compelling way.    
  • (5%) Collaborate with the newsroom managers on developing news stories and planning ahead; pitch and write/produce stories on-air news coverage and online platforms.
  • (5%) Perform other duties as assigned​

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field or equivalent experience required
  • Must be creative and a forward-thinker and have excellent news judgment.
  • Candidate should be able to write compelling copy that is clear and concise and come to work every day with a vision for his/her newscast.
  • 2-5 years' newsroom producing
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS and Edius preferred
  • Utilize AP style, as well as best web-production practices and story packaging

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.

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About Us

WTOL News 11, the CBS affiliate in Toledo, OH, is owned by TEGNA Inc., an innovative media company with 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets.