Reporter/Multi-Skilled Journalist

Date Posted: 8/27/2020

Job Description

​9NEWS in Denver is looking for a talented and experienced Reporter and Multi-Skilled Journalist who can hit the ground running while covering news in the rapidly growing Mile High City. The successful candidate will be a positive problem solver who can work quickly to produce compelling daily content for our broadcast and digital platforms.


​​​Our Reporters are expected to pitch compelling stories that can be turned on a daily deadline. This includes the ability to research effectively and build relationships with newsmakers who provide updates on stories today and in the future. Responsibilities also include meeting all broadcast and digital deadlines and communicating any obstacles to meeting those deadlines so we can change plans if necessary. 

Job Requirements

A journalism or communications degree is preferred. Three to five years of daily local newsgathering experience is required. The candidate must be able to shoot, write and edit video using a non-linear video editing software program. We also expect complete command of writing clean broadcast and digital copy and a thorough understanding of the principles and practice of effective and ethical newsgathering. Our final requirement is a strong on-air presentation with the ability to speak smoothly during live coverage including completely unscripted breaking news situations. 



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


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

9NEWS (KUSA) is the NBC affiliate in Denver and is owned by TEGNA.  Colorado’s News Leader for over 60 years, 9NEWS signed on the air in 1952 as KBTV, changing to KUSA in 1984.  9NEWS broadcasts KUSA (9.1), COZI (9.2), True Crime Network (9.3), KTVD (20.1) and MeTV (20.2).  Additionally 9NEWS operates the website 9NEWS.COM, has a strong social media presence, and Premion the leading OTT advertising solution.