Date Posted: 1/11/2020

Job Description


Energetic and curious reporter who sets the tone with credible journalism and enterprise reporting . Candidates must make a connection with our viewers by delivering compelling stories and creating memorable moments. Strong live breaking news presence and exceptional storytelling abilities a must. Should have experience shooting, writing and editing daily news stories under deadline pressure. A go getter who identifies, pitches impactful stories and can deliver on them every day. Implements digital strategies daily. If this is you, we’d love to hear from you!  



  • Develop story ideas, daily pitches and enterprising.
  • Live reports. Ability to provide continuous live breaking news coverage.
  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner. Strong live delivery.
  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner. 
  • ​ Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest. 
  • ​Write and post daily on all social platforms- must embrace digital.  

Job Requirements


  • 1-3 years experience as a reporter
  • Strong social platform skills



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 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 30 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 also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. 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

FOX 61 (WTIC-TV) is one of the nation's highest-rated FOX Network affiliates, providing Connecticut viewers with outstanding news, entertainment, sports and local event programming.
FOX 61 is Hartford and New Haven’s home for Major League Baseball, including the World Series and NFL Football from regular season through the playoffs plus, the 2020 Super Bowl.
FOX 61 is the market leader in news, producing more than 61 hours of local news and public affairs programming each week; more than any other station. Its award-winning local news team is committed to keeping the public informed through, and its social media followings on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and mobile apps. Connecticut audiences can “Expect More” from FOX 61 News.