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Visual Story Teller & Editor at WBIR

Visual Story Teller & Editor

WBIR Knoxville, TN Full-Time
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WBIR, the NBC affiliate in Knoxville, TN, is looking for a highly skilled artistic full-time Visual Story Teller and Editor who can create shareable and exciting content for television, social media and mobile.  We want journalists who can tell great stories on their own or with a team.  Our ideal candidates are familiar with the latest editing tools and techniques. They create unique and exciting content on all platforms. They are proficient with live news gathering tools. ​

 

Responsibilities:

  • Shoot video for WBIR newscasts and WBIR.com while multi-tasking and communicating with crews in the field and teams in the newsroom.
  • Edit shows when needed.
  • Shoot in-person interviews and record virtual interviews (Zoom, FaceTime, etc.).
  • Use the latest tools to tell great stories.
  • Produce original content on-air and on all digital platforms that evoke emotion and tell compelling stories.
  • Write and post on all digital platforms 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.
  • Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas.
  • Edit and post video and text content stories for website.
  • Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.
  • Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of experience preferred.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines.
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems.
  • Proven ability to generate creative, engaging content.
  • Demonstrated social media proficiency.
  • Demonstrated news judgment, writing skills, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills.
  • Drone and SNG skills not required, but a plus.
  • Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable; job may require working nights, weekends, holidays or overnights.

 

 

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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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Knoxville, TN

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

01/9/2021

Job ID

9782/7823/39869
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