Weekend Sports Anchor/Multiskilled Journalist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 6/16/2019

Job Description

Is your dream job sitting behind the anchor desk reading the sports to an evening audience in one of the country’s top TV markets? If so, look somewhere else.

WCNC-TV in Charlotte, NC is looking for a creative, energetic sports enthusiast to join our award-winning sports team. 

Are you a creative writer? Have you mastered shooting and editing video? Do you watch sporting events and ask yourself questions others might not be thinking to ask? Then this might be the job for you. 

Are you a passionate sports fan? Do you know how to get the most out of an interview? For you, is providing great sports content more than just covering football, basketball, baseball and hockey? If so, you’re getting closer!

We are looking for a lead Weekend Sports Anchor/MSJ who excels at great storytelling, is inquisitive about the world of sports and is not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get noticed in the community.

Are you a master at and do you get fired up about …?

  • Developing great story ideas
  • Producing compelling sports segments that distinguish themselves
  • Writing, shooting and editing memorable content
  • Posting digital content and growing your social media audience on multiple platforms
  • Taking what could be a boring interview and turning it into a must watch segment
  • Creating great sports stories people talk about and share with others

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 3 to 5 years experience preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus!
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots have examples of news and or sports reporting
  • Strong social media skills, including an active presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines

 

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 

 

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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.