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Multi-skilled Journalist at KBMT/KJAC-TV

Multi-skilled Journalist

KBMT/KJAC-TV Beaumont, TX Full-Time
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12News is look for the next talented and energetic Reporter/Multi-Skilled Journalist to join our team in Southeast Texas! The MSJ will create compelling content for all 12News platforms, from TV to digital to social media. The successful candidate should have experience finding, developing, and pitching several quality news stories every day; shooting, writing and editing assigned stories under deadline pressure; and presenting stories in a captivating and authentic manner.

 

We want someone who can command breaking news and enterprise compelling content that fits the 12News brand of putting Southeast Texas First!

 

Are you digitally savvy? Innovative? Creative? And like to have fun? We want to hear from you!

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for digital platforms and television broadcast.
  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
  • Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
  • Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting and accurate manner.
  • Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.
  • Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.
  • Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms, including social media.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (user-generated content, social media comments/posts, etc.) to enhance stories.
  • Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or news director.
  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • College reporting experience required
  • Bilingual, (English & Spanish) speaking a plus
  • Experience in photojournalism, video editing, and content management systems
  • Understanding of the principles of professional journalism
  • A portfolio with examples of strong news reporting
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics 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  

 

 

 

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

02/3/2021

Job ID

9957/7978/44011
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