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Sports Producer at WXIA/WATL 11Alive

Sports Producer

WXIA/WATL 11Alive Atlanta, GA Full Time
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WXIA is looking for a great Sports Producer who will excel at storytelling, especially in this digital age of journalism.

We want a producer who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography, and editing

Responsibilities::

  • Develop story ideas that can be turned into news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms.
  • Produce daily sportscasts while working with our two sports MSJs to create the best and most exciting daily sports content in the market.
  • Produce “Sports Extra”, our weekly 30-minute Sunday night sports show.  Work with anchor to develop a good stream of guests, as well as finding creative ways to present the show each week.
  • 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.
  • Use your skills to produce different sportscasts and specials that aren’t afraid to break the mold.
  • Occasionally interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.
  • Develop sources that allow you to break stories.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
  • Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications, or related field.
  • 1-3 years of experience 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.
  • Work with MSJs 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, Edius and Axis graphics.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines.
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.
  • Must be willing to travel.

 

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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  • Photojournalism
  • Broadcasting
  • Journalism
  • Editing
  • Research
  • Electronic News Production Systems
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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Atlanta, GA

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

10/26/2021

Job ID

11377/9227/51154
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