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Multiskilled Journalist at WHAS

Multiskilled Journalist

WHAS Louisville, KY Full-Time
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JOB DESCRIPTION

WHAS11, the TEGNA station located in Louisville, KY, has an immediate opening for a Multi-Skilled Journalist. We're looking for a great storyteller to join a newsroom full of people who care about their work, their community, and their co-workers. 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.​​ Fill-in anchoring skills a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • As Multi-Skilled Journalist you will:
  • 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
  • Write for the web and social media platforms

REQUIREMENTS

Here’s what you need:

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years working in journalism preferred
  • 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
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots, with strong on-air presence and delivery skills
  • 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​​

 

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 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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Broadcasting
Editing
Spanish Language
Journalism
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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Louisville, KY

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

01/17/2021

Job ID

9816/7849/40893
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