Traffic Anchor/MSJ
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 8/9/2019

Job Description

WUSA9 looking for a Traffic Anchor/MSJ who is a social media superstar to own traffic in one of the country’s fastest growing, diverse and most exciting cities! You’ll be co-hosting a brand-new morning show that will break all the rules - It will be unlike anything you’ve ever done before!

If you think this is just a TV traffic gig, think again. You're going to be part of an all-star ensemble, rocking and rolling across multiple screens, all morning long! You'll be sharing your personal POV on the top trending stories, pop culture and all things Washington. 

It's a four-part mission:

1) Use our wealth of traffic tools and technology in the midst of Washington's morning commute.

2) Engage and excite our fans and followers across every single screen.

3) Keep the conversation going all day long.

4) Most importantly - be your rock-star self. We’re in the market for an awesome and authentic influencer who’s not content with simply winning the game – but who’s going to change the game.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of on-air broadcast experience preferred.
  • Practical knowledge of the roads and highways around the Washington area.
  • Must be a strong communicator with the ability to react quickly to breaking news in a changing environment.
  • Must have a good understanding of social media emerging platforms and strong social presence.
  • Must demonstrate strong performance skills.
  • Knowledge of MAX Traffic program 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

Are you all about social and new media?  Do you like change?  And does “risk” mean “potential” in your vocabulary?  Be part of a news team that’s changing, growing and serving our community in the process.  WUSA, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Washington, DC hires talented and creative journalists, social/digital experts, marketing masterminds, and customer-focused sales executives.  If you are looking for a fast-paced atmosphere to thrive, develop your professional skills and partner with viewers and digital users – WUSA is the place to be.