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Reporter/MSJ/Anchor job in San Antonio at KENS 5

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Reporter/MSJ/Anchor at KENS 5


KENS 5 San Antonio, TX Full Time
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Job Summary:

KENS 5, a TEGNA-owned station in San Antonio, Texas, is seeking a talented Reporter/Multi-Skilled Journalist with a passion to win and be the best! We want a smart, aggressive, creative storyteller who creates unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing. We also want a journalist who thrives live and is conversational and engaging.


•  Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.

•  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.

•  Operate news gathering vehicle 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.

•  Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.

•  Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology.

•  Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or assistant news director.



•  BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field

•  Minimum of 2 years of experience

•  Bilingual, (English & Spanish) speaking preferred

•  Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems

•  Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism

•  A portfolio with examples of strong breaking 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, Premier, Final Cut Pro 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


Work Environment: High risk

Physical Demands: Heavy work

Travel: Frequent: More than 25

Work Environment Set: High risk: involves exposure to potentially dangerous situations requiring safety precautions

Physical Demands Set: Heavy work: Involves standing, stooping, bending, using force, lifting/pushing up to 50 lbs.


Recommended Skills

  • Photojournalism
  • Broadcasting
  • Spanish Language
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Research
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San Antonio, TX

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Media - Journalism - Newspaper

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