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Weekend Morning Host (Anchor/Multi-Skilled Journalist (MSJ) at KXTV (ABC10)

Weekend Morning Host (Anchor/Multi-Skilled Journalist (MSJ)

KXTV (ABC10) Sacramento, CA Full-Time
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ABC10, the TEGNA station in Sacramento, CA, has an immediate opening for a Weekend Morning Host/Multi-Skilled Journalist. We're looking for a great storyteller who can connect with an increasingly diverse audience on several platforms at once with genuine personality and immersive journalism. ABC10 sets the bar on how local content is covered and delivered. We are not a TV station; we are an information network creating engaging content that takes our audience on a journey. We want journalists who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and video editing. Hosting includes reading written copy, ad-libbing a variety of live segments and conducting live interviews on various platforms.

The ideal candidate also appreciates the responsibility and newsroom leadership that accompanies the high-visibility position of host and can help set an example for colleagues in work ethic and collaboration. Our goal is to serve our weekend morning audience by delivering impactful, hard news - first and foremost - while also bringing the energy and excitement needed to help start their day.


If you are a high-energy collaborator bursting with ideas and the drive to turn those ideas into reality, please apply to join the ABC10 team.​​ 

 

As a Host/Multi-Skilled Journalist you will:

  • Show strong content judgement, writing and production skills
  • Host/anchor shows live from ABC10
  • Deliver active, engaging live shots and standups with current technology
  • Develop story sources and use social listening to bring unique, community-based pitches to editorial discussions.
  • Write, shoot and edit content for on-air broadcasting, digital posting and social sharing
  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic way
  • Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility
  • Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations
  • Write for the web and social media platforms, including attaching images and streaming video
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (“user generated content”/UGC,
    virtual/zoom interviews, etc.) to enhance stories
  • Be a team player, comfortable with the pressures of live shows and creating daily content for various platforms
  • Participate in station appearances, as ABC10’s representative in the community​​

Here’s what you need:

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years working in journalism, communications or related field required
  • 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 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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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Sacramento, CA

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

01/11/2021

Job ID

9644/7709/37966
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