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Multi-skilled Journalist at WZZM

Multi-skilled Journalist

WZZM Grand Rapids, MI Full-Time
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WZZM-TV in Grand Rapids, MI is looking for a skilled journalist that will independently work on story sources and ideas. We seek someone who will write captivating content, shoot compelling video and has the editing skills to tell great stories. If you have the talent to develop original ideas, produce stories that are enterprising and unique, we want to hear from you! This position will transmit and present exciting live reports, on-line and on air, with current technology. Must calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events. ​

 

Responsibilities: 

•         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 assignments and special areas of interest.

 

•         Produce news stories that are unique and captivating. 

•         Operate news gathering vehicles to and from various locations.

 

•         Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.

 

•         Enterprise news stories.

 

•         Shoot, write and edit packaged reports.

 

•         Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.

•         Perform other tasks as required by supervisor.​

  • A Bachelors of Science or a Bachelors of Arts in journalism, communications or other related degree is preferred.

 

  • 2-5 years of producing original content is preferred, as well as strong social media skills, including an active presence on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

 

  • Must have organizational skills and be able to work under pressure with strict deadlines. Knowledge of ENPS and Edius is a plus. ​

 

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 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social 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

Full-Time

Location

Grand Rapids, MI

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

01/5/2021

Job ID

9524/7595/37434
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