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Investigative MSJ & Anchor at KBMT/KJAC-TV

Investigative MSJ & Anchor

KBMT/KJAC-TV Beaumont, TX Full-Time
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12News is look for the next great investigative journalist!  We need a bulldog investigator beholden to only uncovering the facts and speaking truth to power. Our investigators turn short, middle and long-range content…from daily fact checks through our VERIFY brand to long term investigations months in the making.

 

Our investigations get noticed on a national level, and we need someone to join us to uphold that level of quality. This position also includes anchor opportunities.

 

We want a digitally savvy team member who can reach our audience and isn't afraid to connect. We want to add your charisma, skill and expertise to our culture. We want someone who is just as passionate about innovation in journalism as they are in making the community a better place.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for contributing to our award-winning investigative unit. Assignments will be determined based on needs by the News Director.
  • Responsible for communicating regular story ideas, along with progress reports, on the status of current projects.
  • Responsible for flexibility of schedule and ready to produce quality content, as our Investigators generally appear on-air multiple times a week depending on the content.
  • Responsible for turning digital content surrounding your stories, including social media posts and enhanced digital web scripts.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 3-5+ years of experience preferred
  • Experience with CAP, LexisNexis and NICAR preferred
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish) speaker a plus
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
  • Demonstrated experience writing, reporting, shooting and editing video using creative and dynamic techniques

 

 

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 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

Full-Time

Location

Beaumont, TX

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

02/26/2021

Job ID

9918/7950/43259
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