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Multi-Skilled Journalist (MSJ) job in Sacramento at KXTV (ABC10)

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Multi-Skilled Journalist (MSJ) at KXTV (ABC10)

Multi-Skilled Journalist (MSJ)

KXTV (ABC10) Sacramento, CA Full Time
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ABC10, the TEGNA station located in Sacramento, CA, has an immediate opening for a Morning Multi-Skilled Journalist. We're looking for a great storyteller who will excel in this digital age of journalism. ABC10 sets the bar on how local content is covered and delivered. We want journalists who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing. A great candidate for this role is someone who loves shooting, writing and editing, taking a story from strong idea to final product on air and online.

Responsibilities:

  • Write, shoot and edit content for on-air broadcasting, digital posting and social sharing
  • Develop story sources and use social listening to bring unique, community-based pitches to
  • editorial discussions
  • Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility
  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic way
  • Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (“user generated
  • content”/UGC, virtual/zoom interviews, etc.) to enhance stories
  • Deliver active, engaging live shots and standups with current technology
  • Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations
  • Write for the web and social media platforms, including attaching images and streaming video

 

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years working in journalism, communications or related field required
  • Bilingual (English- & Spanish-speaking) preferred
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing and content management systems
  • Knowledge of professional journalistic standards as related to on-air, digital and social
  • presentation
  • A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, active, content-driven live shots and standups
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Facebook and Twitter
  • Knowledge of ENPS (scripting) and Edius (editing) 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

Work Environment: Moderate risk

Physical Demands: Medium work

Travel: Frequent: More than 25

Work Environment Set: Moderate risk: involves moderate risks or discomforts that require special safety precautions

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

 

 

 

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 www.TEGNA.com.

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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  • Editing
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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Sacramento, CA

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

01/13/2022

Job ID

11683/9553/52748
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