Temporary Part-Time Weekend Anchor
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 6/30/2019

Job Description

WGRZ-TV, the TEGNA owned NBC affiliate in Buffalo, NY, is looking for an experienced, dynamic, enterprising Temporary Part-Time Weekend Anchor. The successful candidate is a team player and newsroom leader with excellent interviewing skills and proven ability to skillfully ad lib in any live situation. This candidate must be connected to the community, fully understand the market and connect with the audience on all platforms: TV, social, mobile and online.

Responsibilities

  • Anchor weekend evening newscasts as assigned
  • Excellent, creative presentation and writing skills a must
  • Excellent use of social media for news gathering/disseminating and community engagement
  • Cultivate sources
  • Contribute to multiple platforms including writing for station website and posting on social media
  • Collaborate with a team to produce creative and compelling stories
  • Develop contacts and relationships in the community

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Journalism or Mass Communication degree preferred with a minimum of two years of news anchoring experience
  • Strong on-camera delivery with the ability to ad-lib
  • Excellent writing, packaging and live skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong social media presence
  • Shooting and editing skills a plus 

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.

 

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What's in it for you? WGRZ offers a competitive benefits program to qualified employees. This program includes medical, dental and vision benefits for you, your spouse or partner, and your dependents as well as life insurance, supplemental life, spousal life, child life, accident insurance, and TEGNA spending accounts. In addition, the Company also provides generous vacation time, sick pay, short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), the TEGNA 401(k) Savings Plan and more.