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Multiplatform Producer assignment desk job in Atlanta at WXIA/WATL 11Alive

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Multiplatform Producer assignment desk at WXIA/WATL 11Alive

Multiplatform Producer assignment desk

WXIA/WATL 11Alive Atlanta, GA Full Time
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Job Summary: 11Alive is looking for a Multiplatform Producer to help redefine the way local news is covered. We’re looking for self-starting journalists with proven reputations who are eager to discover the next big story. Our ideal candidates want to take what used to be known as the assignment desk to the next level. They are problem solvers with strong critical thinking skills. Ideally, candidates would have great people skills, knowledge of the metro Atlanta area and the ability to develop great sources and contacts. They possess expert social media skills and have a proven track record of mining the internet to find and develop stories.


•  Use social media mining tools (CrowdTangle, TweetDeck, Facebook) to discover unique content

•  Develop contacts and sources to be used in newsgathering operations

•  Research stories for facts and credibility

•  Enterprise and develop news stories

•  Respond to viewer phone calls and emails

•  Organize press releases and maintain relationships with public relations coordinators

•  Use consumer analytics in determining on-air content

•  Coordinate multiple crews and breaking stories simultaneously

•  Shoot, edit and write news stories for all platforms (on-air, online, social media) when needed

•  Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer


•  BA/BS in journalism, communication or related field

•  Organizational skills and ability to work independently and multi-task confidently under tight deadlines

•  Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events

•  Previous assignment desk experience

•  At least 3 years of experience preferred

•  Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems

•  Understanding the tenants of professional journalism

•  Strong social media skills

•  Critical thinking skills

•  Problem-solving skills

•  Knowledge of ENPS, Edius a plus

Work Environment: Office

Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment



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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Atlanta, GA

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Media - Journalism - Newspaper

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