Weekend Anchor/MSJ
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 6/27/2019

Job Description

WWL-TV, a TEGNA Media station located in New Orleans, Louisiana is looking for a great journalist and anchor who can lead our weekend newscasts. We want a journalist who can not only deliver the news from the behind the desk but also find it and tell it from the field.  

In this role, you will:

  • Anchor weekend newscasts Saturday and Sunday mornings/evenings.
  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
  • Use editorial judgement to help determine content of the newscasts.
  • Work with producer and team to create unique, fast-paced newscasts.
  • Use social media to determine content of newscasts and highlight big social stories.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance newscasts and stories.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
  • Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.
  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.
  • Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
  • Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

Job Requirements

 

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate can enterprise, shoot, write and edit their own stories and has expert social media skills.  Two to three years experience preferred.

No phone calls please. Due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to provide updates on the status of individual applications.

 

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.

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

WWL-TV Channel 4, New Orleans’ CBS Affiliate, is dedicated to serving the community through in-depth local news coverage on multiple platforms and providing market leading solutions and production services to our clients. For 35 years, WWL-TV has been the viewer’s choice for local news, weather and sports. Earning the title, “Louisiana’s News Leader”, WWL-TV continues to show growth in all newscasts, and produces over 35 hours of local programming each week. Channel 4’s unwavering commitment to local journalism has earned it seven prestigious George Foster Peabody Awards, three National Edward R. Murrow Awards and a host of other national, regional and local honors.

Serving Southeast Louisiana doesn’t stop with local news coverage. WWL-TV is a dedicated community partner providing support to food drives, local festivals, Go Red for Women, Be The Match and much more.