Sunrise Reporter/MSJ

Date Posted: 9/9/2020

Job Description

WTHR is the #1 TV & Digital station in Indianapolis, IN and we are looking for our a dynamic voice to add to the #1 morning show in the state! We need a morning person who knows how to bring energy and a connection to viewers both on air and online.  It's too simplistic to call this a "feature reporter" role, we need someone to capture the conversation each and every morning.  Your job is to bring watercooler level content to the table every day and hopefully keep our viewers coming back for more.  


​​You will be responsible for planning and executing engaging Sunrise content five days a week.  You will be expected to work with our Managing Editor and Sunrise team to maintain a constant calendar for items that can be promoted for the show.  That content will often require multiple live hits throughout the Sunrise shows.  You will also be a key voice in the Sunrise digital strategy and you will be expected to create social media accounts and populate them per the guidance of our digital desk.  Making contacts and forming relationships around town will also be a vital part of this job for story generation.  Filling in occasionally on other shifts or assisting with breaking news could also be required.

Job Requirements

  • College degree preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of on air live reporting required
  • ​Ability to shoot and edit content required
  • Familiarity with ENPS platform software and Edius editing software preferred
  • A resume reel with recent work examples required to be considered



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

TEGNA Inc. is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 35 million across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA's stations have over 25 million social followers.

TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programing and reach more than 87 million television homes. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns 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.