Weekday Morning Anchor
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

Job Description

WTSP, the TEGNA owned CBS affiliate in Tampa, FL (the 13th Market) is looking for an experienced, dynamic, enterprising multimedia anchor/reporter. The successful candidate is a team player and newsroom leader with excellent interviewing skills, and proven ability to skillfully ad lib in any live situation. This candidate must be connected to the community, fully understand the market and connect with the audience on all platforms: TV, social, mobile and online. 

Responsibilities:

  • Anchor weekday newscasts
  • Generating unique, compelling and innovative story/show ideas and content.
  • Excellent, creative presentation and writing skills a must
    Excellent use of social media for news gathering/disseminating and community engagement
    Cultivate sources
    Motivated and aggressive about enterprising stories and advance the station’s mission of "Holding the Powerful Accountable"
  • Contribute to multiple platforms on a daily basis including writing for the web sites, posting on social media, creating for mobile, and most of all creating a dialog with our audience and your friends and followers. 
  • Collaborate with America’s finest photojournalists to produce the most creative, compelling stories. 
  • Develop contacts and relationships in the community

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Journalism or Mass Communication degree preferred with minimum five years’ experience as an anchor in a medium to large market. 
  • Strong on-camera delivery with the ability to ad-lib.
  • Excellent writing, packaging, and live skills. 
  • Must be able to report in a broad range of styles with good on-air presentation skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure.  
  • Strong social media presence
  • Shooting and editing skills a plus

 

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.

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

If you are looking for an exciting, cutting-edge atmosphere where you can thrive and develop your professional skills, WTSP 10News is the place to be. We are looking for talented individuals who want to grow and succeed. We will invest in training and encourage professional growth.  People who work at WTSP 10News love being here and you will too.