Visual Storyteller
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

Job Description

12NEWS, TEGNA’s ABC / NBC  affiliate in Beaumont, Texas, is seeking a Full-time Visual Storyteller.  Strong candidates understand how news video exists on three screens (television, internet, mobile), and are prepared to edit/produce on all three.  Qualified candidates must be ready and able to quickly create high quality content and the content must be ready for air or web-posting in a timely manner.  ​
 
  • ​Creative story telling of the highest journalist standards
  • Editing, filing and posting a variety of video elements including voice-overs, packages, high-end animations and bumpers
  • Encode video for web and mobile distribution
  • Ability to operate non-linear edit systems, experience with Edius is a plus
  • Must have a professional demeanor and work well as a team player
  • Ability to multi-task, handling editing assignments and capturing feeds and FTP material from multiple TEGNA stations, while constantly monitoring quality control.

Job Requirements

  • Must have experience as a non-linear editor
  • Ability to create/edit material for on-air broadcasts and web, while meeting deadlines
  • Operate live-stream broadcasts
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including weekends and overtime as needed
  • Must be able to work overnights
  • We put a premium on personal integrity, teamwork, accountability, problem solving and a strong work ethic.​

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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About Us

KBMT/KJAC-TV (12News) is the TEGNA ABC/NBC affiliate in the Golden Triangle area of Southeast Texas in Beaumont.  12News has experienced several “firsts” including having the first stations in the market to transmit a digital signal, first in the market to broadcast in HD and the first to offer Spanish language television in the Golden Triangle.  We are also proud of our weekday morning show expanding our offering of local news to better serve our communities.  For five years in a row, 12News has been honored to receive the “Best Newscast” award from the prestigious Press Club of Southeast Texas. If you have your sights on working for and with the best, and with it a chance to join the premiere media group in the country in TEGNA, then consider 12News!