Visual Journalist & Storyteller
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

Job Description

WKYC is looking for a highly skilled artistic part-time Visual Journalist & Storyteller who can create shareable and exciting content for television, social media and mobile.  We want journalists who can tell great stories on their own or with a team.  Our ideal candidates are familiar with the latest editing tools and techniques. They create unique and exciting content on all platforms. They are proficient with live news gathering tools.

In this role, you will:

  • Edit video for WKYC newscasts while multi-tasking and communicating with crews in the field and teams in the newsroom.
  • Use the latest editing tools to tell great stories.
  • Produce original content on-air and on all digital platforms that evoke emotion and tell compelling stories.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including attaching images and streaming video.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
  • Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas.
  • Edit and post video and text content stories for website.
  • Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.
  • Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

Job Requirements

  • 1-2 years of experience preferred
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Proven ability to generate creative, engaging content
  • Demonstrated social media proficiency
  • Demonstrated news judgment, writing skills, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills.
  • Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable   

 

About TEGNA

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 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

What's in it for you? WKYC 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 flexible spending accounts. In addition, the Company also provides generous vacation time, sick pay, short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), a 401(k) Savings Plan and more.
To be considered a candidate for any opening at WKYC – you must complete an online application for an existing opening. Paper resumes or any electronic information received that does not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool.