Weekend Content Coordinator
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 3/20/2019

Job Description

This position is critical and core to the success of the Information Center.  It is responsible for gathering and distributing accurate, superior content, creating and maintaining excellent sources and relationships for content, managing crew assignments as related to content, managing traditional and emerging technologies to receive and share content, managing phone calls, email, online upload, social media, ftp, etc. across all platforms 24/7/365.

Job Description:

  • Enterprise news and information
  • Monitor and filter content from traditional and emerging sources (including but not limited to online, social media, news releases, scanners, wires and other local and national news and information sources, etc.)
  • Plan and assign news and information throughout the day, as well as larger scale special event projects and coverage
  • Write and publish digital content
  • Generate and maintain excellent sources and relationships for content gathering
  • Contribute to multiple distribution platforms including gathering, writing and producing content, creating graphics, shooting stills and/or video, editing, feeding content via various portals
  • Service and support various news and information gathering organizations, i.e. Tegna affiliates, NBC, NBC affiliates, etc.

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Strong communication, conflict management and customer service skills
  • Understand the tenants of professional Journalism
  • Sound news and information judgment
  • Ability to write in both broadcast and AP style
  • Deliver accurate content
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced and deadline driven environment
  • Ability to multitask and quickly adapt to new technology
  • Extensive knowledge of social media, online, mobile, etc. content gathering tools and technologies
  • Clear understanding of basic satellite, microwave, fiber and ftp feed/sharing technology and use
  • Database research experience preferred
  • Shooting, editing video 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

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.