Traffic Anchor/Multiskilled Journalist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

Job Description

WTSP-TV, the CBS affiliate in the 11th Market, is 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 Tampa. 

It's a four-part mission:

1) Use our wealth of traffic tools and technology in the midst of Tampa'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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 2 years of on-air broadcast experience preferred.
  • Practical knowledge of the roads and highways around the Tampa 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 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 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 35 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 delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. 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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About Us

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.