Reporter/MSJ
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 6/20/2019

Job Description

12 News, the NBC TEGNA-owned station in Phoenix is seeking a talented Reporter/Multi-Skilled Journalist with a passion to win and be the best! We want a smart, aggressive, creative storyteller who creates unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing. We also want a journalist who thrives live and is conversational and engaging.​

In This Role, You Will:

• Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting

• Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner

• Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories

• Develop original content through social listening and independent sources

• Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner

• Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility

• Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest

• Produce news stories that are unique and captivating

• Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations

• Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media

• Enterprise news stories

• Shoot, write and edit packaged reports

• Write for the web, 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

• Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology

• Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

• BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field 

• 3-5 years proven live breaking news and general assignment reporting; strong human interest storytelling and editing experience

• Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism

• A portfolio with examples of reporting, with emphasis on breaking news and storytelling

• Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots

• Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. 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

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.