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Reporter/Weekend Anchor and Producer at KTVB

Reporter/Weekend Anchor and Producer

KTVB Boise, ID Full-Time
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KTVB is Idaho's most-watched and highest-rated news station. We are looking for a dynamic Weekend Anchor and Enterprising Reporter!  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to one of the best storytelling stations in the country. We are searching for someone who understands that anchoring isn't just about reading scripts and reporting isn't just covering news conferences.  Our ideal candidate must display strong journalistic skills in writing, interviewing and ethical decision-making. They must also be curious, ambitious, and work well in a team environment. KTVB is a station built on serving our community, and we are looking for a dynamic personality who will energize and inform our audience consistently on all platforms.​

Primary responsibilities include:  ​​

  • Produce and anchor several weekend newscasts
  • Take a leadership role in the broadcasts by planning, participating in content creation, and helping organize available news crews 
  • Contribute content and stories 3-4 days a week as a general assignment reporter 
  • Establish sources, utilize social listening skills, cover breaking news, and pitch unique enterprise ideas
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including KTVB-branded social media accounts
  • Fill-in on the anchor desk for other shows and during special coverage
  • Participate in community partnerships and events as well as promotional appearances as requested ​
  • Minimum 2-4 years of previous reporting, anchoring or fill-in anchoring required
  • Must be able to write conversationally and deliver news in an engaging, exciting and accurate manner
  • Must be able to produce a compelling newscast with the latest information utilizing organizational skills and the ability to work under constant deadlines
  • Possess strong social media skills including an active news hound presence and keen eye toward what's trending locally and nationally trending topics
  • Ability to shoot and edit using non-linear editing systems
  • Ability to adapt schedule
  • A portfolio with current examples of strong breaking, general and feature news reporting​​

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach 41.7 million television households, or 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 million social followers.

TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programming. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service.

In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.

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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News Reporting
Anchoring
Linear Video Editing
Social Media
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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Boise, ID

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

12/29/2020

Job ID

9499/7573/37321
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