Visual Storyteller - KARE
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 12/6/2019

Job Description

KARE 11, the TEGNA owned NBC affiliate in Minneapolis, MN is looking for highly skilled artistic photographers and editors who can create sharable 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 photography, editing tools and techniques. They create unique and exciting content on all platforms. They are proficient with live news gathering tools and are able to participate in live performance on air and on live streaming when necessary.

In this role, you will:

  • Use the latest editing and photography 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. Must include Social Media.

  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.

  • Contact sources and develop news stories. Cover breaking, general, sports, feature, investigative, and political news stories.  Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.

  • 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

 

Here’s what you need:

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 2-5 years of experience preferred
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Proven ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
  • Demonstrated social media proficiency, especially in the field, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Member and active participant in NPPA preferred
  • SNG experience
  • Demonstrated news judgment, writing skills, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills. 
  • Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable     
  • Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events

 

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 46 stations in 38 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 32 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.

Job Snapshot

About Us

KARE is more than a TV station; KARE is a news and information center reaching more than 85% of the Twin Cities each week through broadcast, social media, online, mobile apps and events.

All of us are here for something greater than ourselves – the opportunity to serve the greater good of our communities. Day in and day out, you will find people dedicated to improving our communities with passion in advocacy, pride in community service and above all, excellence in journalism. And this excellence transcends our on-air coverage.