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Writer at KING 5

Writer

KING 5 Seattle, WA Full Time
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KING 5 is looking for a dynamic News Writer. We are on a mission to “Stand for Truth” by creating smart and engaging newscasts that focus on accountability and storytelling. Our team is passionate about finding and defending fact, we are authentic and transparent, push to break new ground and care deeply about our local community.

You will report to the Morning Executive Producer and collaborate with a Senior Producer, producers, anchors, reporters and photojournalists. We are searching for someone who can balance multiple deadlines and uphold high journalistic standards to get our news on-air and to our digital platforms.

In This Role, You Will:

  • Write conversationally and cut video for broadcast
  • Fill-in for line producers when needed
  • Create memorable shows and segments with innovative showcasing
  • Calmly handle live, breaking news
  • Monitor quality control

Required/Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years' experience writing for broadcast and digital platforms
  • Strong news judgement
  • Ability to work mornings, evenings and/or weekends

Additional Or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Western Washington
  • Experience with Edius and Axis graphics

 

Compensation and Benefits

We are offering a competitive salary along with benefits such as paid time away from work, health savings account, 401K, paid parental leave, fertility and family planning care, adoption assistance, tuition assistance and student loan refinancing.

This position is hourly and overtime eligible.

We are an equal opportunity employer

There's one more, very important thing. We are an equal opportunity employer. We search for amazing people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We take care of each other to create an inclusive work environment where we love to come to work every day. We'd be happy to provide reasonable accommodations to help you apply - just note it in your cover letter.

 

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 64 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

Seattle, WA

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

04/26/2021

Job ID

10276/8235/46315
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