Investigative MMJ

Investigative MMJ




WHAS, the TEGNA-owned ABC affiliate in Louisville, KY is seeking an experienced journalist with an investigative focus to join our WHAS11 News Team.



It’s the city that hosts the Kentucky Derby, the Bourbon Trail, and often March Madness.

It’s also a big news city, with a strong culture of local journalism. We produce both short-term and long-term investigations, including documentaries. Our FOCUS investigative team is committed to hard-hitting impactful journalism, that leads to change.

We are looking for a journalist ready to tackle any story, develop and maintain critical sources and break news.


  • Develop and produce investigative stories for all broadcast and digital platforms
  • Assist with breaking news when necessary, including producing investigative angles to developing stories
  • Advanced understanding of the concepts of journalistic ethics and media law, including fair use and public records
  • Meet deadlines for critical legal review
  • Active social and digital presence


  • 2-3 years of experience as MMJ
  • Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or similar field a plus
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems

Travel: Occasionally: 10-25%
Work Environment Set: Outdoors: performed in various outdoor environmental conditions
Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit

TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.

EEO statement:

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. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.

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