WHAS 11 in Louisville is looking for a creative, engaging, and enterprising Anchor/Multi-Skilled Journalist to join our news team.
JOB DESCRIPTIONWHAS 11 in Louisville is looking for a creative, engaging, and enterprising Anchor/Multi-Skilled Journalist 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. The ideal candidate must be a true team player and newsroom leader, willing to do what it takes to get the latest and best story and impactful information to our viewers. He or She must also have strong editorial judgement and be able to work with the producer to develop and content filled and engaging newscasts. The ideal candidate must be able to generate unique, compelling story ideas, and developing contacts is required.
In this role, you will:
Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.
Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.
Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.
Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.
Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.
Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
Enterprise news stories.
Shoot, write and edit packaged reports.
Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.
Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology.
Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
Minimum 3-5 years news anchor/reporting experience
Journalist and/or Mass Communications degree preferred
Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism
A portfolio with examples of strong breaking, general, and feature news reporting
Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
Knowledge of non-linear editing systems a must
Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
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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