Multi-Skilled Journalist

Multi-Skilled Journalist




WHAS, the TEGNA-owned ABC affiliate in Louisville, KY is looking for an experienced Multi-Skilled Journalist to help maintain our tradition of superior reporting and newsgathering.



We are interested in finding a journalist who can create unique, memorable and well written stories, who can share them on all platforms with a mix of outstanding photography and unforgettable editing. If you're a creative storyteller who understands true multi-platform journalism and who is not bound by the methods of traditional TV news – we want to hear from you!


  • Perform authoritative, compelling live shots in a developing story or in breaking news situations
  • Develop story ideas
  • Mine the community to find sources who will keep you informed about events and ideas in their areas of expertise
  • Ability to identify, write and produce stories within a specific framework.
  • Research for facts and credibility.
  • Maintain and develop sources who will help bring our reporting to the next level.
  • Shoot, write, produce and edit on air and online content within deadlines.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
  • Use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content.
  • Attend editorial meetings and offer story ideas daily.
  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent years of experience
  • 1-3 years reporting experience preferred.
  • Must possess solid news judgment, display strong communication skills, creativity, and?ethical decision-making skills.
  • Strong writing skills, production skills and tease writing abilities.
  • ENPS, EDIUS and Axis graphics experience is preferred.
  • Must be organized with the ability to work under constant deadlines.
  • Must be able to calmly handle?live breaking news situations and changing events.
  • Proven social and digital content creation ability.
  • Knowledge of ENPS and Edius a plus


TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.

Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% - 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.

Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.

TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays.

About TEGNA:

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 64 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

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. We value and consider applications from all qualified candidates without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. TEGNA will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable law. If you are in need of an accommodation in order to submit your application, please email

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