Weekend Anchor/MSJ
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 3/3/2019

Job Description

​​​​​​KSDK Five on Your Side,  the TEGNA station, in St. Louis, MO is looking for a creative, engaging, enterprising Weekend Anchor/MSJ to join our news team. The successful candidate will be an excellent on-camera communicator with top notch interviewing, live and taped reporting skills.

We're looking for great storytellers who will excel in this digital age of journalism.  We want journalists who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing. Absolutely, must be a true team player and newsroom leader, willing to do whatever it takes to get the latest and best story and impactful information to our community. The ideal candidate will also have strong editorial judgment and be able to work with the morning producer to develop and content filled and engaging morning newscast. 

The candidate would be able to generate unique, compelling and innovative story/show ideas and content, developing contacts and relationships is also required. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Must be willing to take part in various community events on behalf of the station. A keen eye for creative production, as well as shooting/editing video is also required.

Requirements:

Anchor newscasts on Friday and Saturday, assisting in making news judgments, writing stories and reporting. Anchor/MSJ will report during the week on the 10PM newscast. Editing and shooting stories required.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 3-5 years news anchor/reporting experience
  • Journalist and/or Mass Communication degree preferred
  • Understand the tenants of professional Journalism
  • Excellent use of social media for news gathering/disseminating and community engagement
  • Cultivate sources
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, metrics-informed story pitches
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • A portfolio with examples of strong storytelling and creative writing

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.

 

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About Us

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.