Senior Producer of Investigations
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

Job Description

KSDK, Five on Your SIde, is looking for a Senior Producer of Investigations who will help lead a team of award winning journalists to create compelling stories, on air and on line, with wide impact.  Our hire will be a leader with curiosity, superior writing skills, stellar news judgement and an excellent production sense.

Responsibilities

Research, write, produce and collaborate on  wide ranging stories that affect the commui​ty.

Supervise, analyze and approve and  broadcast and digital material from other team members.

Be a conduit for appropriate legal supervision of all stories and for promotion of all pieces. 

Supervise and assign team members to research projects and stories.

Request, public data and documents using federal, state and local open records laws and assign others in the department to similar tasks.

Lead efforts to create compelling and innovative production techniques for stories.

Job Requirements

Requirements

BS/BA in Journalism or related field 

Five to 10 years experience in investigative journalism with proven track record of excellence

Strong abilities in computer assisted research, understanding of open records laws,and  efficient skills to request public data  

Follow all company and KSDK guidelines on ethical decision making​​

Superior sense of collaboration among team members and other members of the newsroom.

Understanding of newsroom computer system, editing systems.

​Background in shooting and editing preferred

 

About TEGNA

 

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 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

We are not a TV station.

We are an information center that believes in connecting with our communities across all platforms with a passion for advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism.

Day in and day out, EVERYONE at KSDK is committed to inform and protect, to showcase the greatness of St. Louis and celebrate the remarkable people who live here.

Yes, our trophy case has 70 years of journalistic hardware, but that is NOT where we hang our hat. At KSDK, we are here for something bigger than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of St. Louis. We are part of the community, and they are part of us.

We are 5 On Your Side.

If the above made you feel inspired, excited, empathetic or any emotion that motivates you do to amazing things, apply now!