Producer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/8/2020

Job Description

WFAA in Dallas, TX is seeking an experienced, energetic News Producer to join a major market team.  If you like to produce fast-paced, creative newscasts, we want to hear from you. You must love where our business is headed and be aggressive at participating on all platforms.​ We’re looking for a quick-learner who can independently work from home in this new environment, as needed.

 

In this role, you will:

• Encourage innovation and risk-taking in crafting great newscasts through evoking emotion and showcasing

• Write and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platform

• Have a good understanding of social media platforms to incorporate into newscasts.

• Work collaboratively with other producers and staff members

• Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories

• Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer ​

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Job Requirements

BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field

• 3-5 years of experience preferred

• Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems

• Understanding the tenets of professional journalism

• Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content

• Knowledge of ENPS 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​

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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

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.