Weekend Anchor/Multiskilled Journalist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 4/25/2019

Job Description

WTOL-TV in Toledo is looking for an experienced, dynamic, enterprising 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 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 that make a difference in our community
  • 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 photographers and producers to develop the most creative, compelling stories. 
  • Develop contacts and relationships in the community

Job Requirements

  • College Degree in Journalism or a related field
  • Three - five years of media experience
  • Knowledge of all social media

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 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

WTOL News 11, the CBS affiliate in Toledo, OH, is owned by TEGNA Inc., an innovative media company with 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets.