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Freelance Multi-Skilled Journalist at WUSA

Freelance Multi-Skilled Journalist

WUSA Washington, DC Part Time
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 WUSA9 in Washington, DC is looking for a Freelance Reporter and Multi-Skilled Journalist who can work quickly to produce compelling daily content for our broadcast and digital platforms.

The successful candidate will be a great storyteller who is also a team player, independent, and able to create unique and shareable stories through memorable writing, shooting, and editing as well as a strong on-camera presentation.

Responsibilities:

  • You must be an aggressive news reporter, who can report live and handle breaking news in all kinds of conditions
  • The ability to turn a wide range of hard news stories quickly
  • Must be able to shoot and edit video on non-linear programs
  • You will be expected to post stories to the web and social media everyday
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to perform independently
  • Available to work weekends and or nights
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius, and Axis graphics a plus
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

•  A journalism or communications degree is preferred.

•  Three to five years of daily local newsgathering experience is required.

•  The candidate must be able to shoot, write and edit video using a non-linear video editing software program.

•  We also expect complete command of writing clean broadcast and digital copy and a thorough understanding of the principles and practice of effective and ethical newsgathering.

•  Our final requirement is a strong on-air presentation with the ability to speak smoothly during live coverage including completely unscripted breaking news situations.

 

Work Environment: Outdoors

Physical Demands: Medium work

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Outdoors: performed in various outdoor environmental conditions

Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs.

 

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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 [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply.

 

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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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Part-Time

Location

Washington, DC

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

05/19/2021

Job ID

10621/8519/47763
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