Weekend Anchor/Reporter MSJ
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 12/1/2019

Job Description

KVUE in Austin is looking for a weekend anchor with natural leadership qualities who is also a top-notch reporter and multi-skilled journalist to cover news in one of the fastest growing and most exciting cities in America.

Responsibilities

  • ​Anchor up to four hours each weekend, either mornings or evenings. 
  • Work closely with the weekend staff including producers, reporters, video editors and the digital team to produce compelling, up to date newscasts.
  • Write and copy-edit stories, using best practices for excellent broadcast style. 
  • Establish a good on-air rapport with other members of the weekend team, especially including weekend meteorologists.
  • Develop daily enterprise stories. Routinely pitch three stories a day.
  • Be prepared to shoot, write and edit daily stories, or work closely with a photographer-visual storyteller to produce stories that stand out.
  • Produce digital content daily that relates to each TV story.
  • Post daily on social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • 3-5 years experience as a reporter and anchor (scheduled or fill-in).
  • Demonstrated mastery of proper journalistic practices including how to identify, research, produce and report quality stories.
  • Understanding of, and interest in, utilizing social media platforms for content distribution and viewer engagement.
  • Bachelor or master's degree in broadcast journalism or related field preferred.
  • Language skills, especially Spanish, preferred. 

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

KVUE stands for excellence - in everything we do. Whether it’s producing Austin’s highest rated newscasts, most popular news website, or most-followed social media outlets, KVUE is committed to being a positive contributor within our community, through our service. This goal is part of the foundation on which the station was built, and remains a guiding principle for the staff as we continue to honor this commitment. Our mission to inform and educate with local news and community outreach is accomplished on multiple platforms and extends throughout the year.