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VERIFY Audience Engagement Producer at TEGNA

VERIFY Audience Engagement Producer

TEGNA Washington, DC Full Time
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TEGNA has an immediate opening for an Audience Engagement Producer to join the growing VERIFY team. VERIFY is a news brand dedicated to stopping the spread of misinformation and answering our audience’s questions about what’s true and false. Since being created by a group of TEGNA journalists in 2016, VERIFY has grown into a popular daily video series that airs across TEGNA’s 51 local newsrooms and digital properties. VERIFY recently launched a standalone website, social media accounts, a daily newsletter and texting service. The VERIFY team is a diverse, creative group of digital and broadcast journalists located around the country.

The Audience Engagement Producer will collaborate with a team of journalists to grow audience on VERIFY’s social media platforms, engage readers through online communication, and increase brand awareness for VERIFY’s multiplatform content, all while furthering our mission: To stop the spread of misinformation.



•       Produce, publish and manage VERIFY content across social media platforms, including Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and TikTok

•  Talk directly with the audience to develop a community, field VERIFY questions and grow brand loyalty through email, social media and texting

•  Work with the audience team to produce the daily Fast Facts email and texting newsletters

•  Grow audience through targeted social media campaigns

•  Create audience awareness for special VERIFY projects through creative cross-platform promotion

•  Help track and report social analytics for the VERIFY team

•  Be on the forefront of social media/audience trends to help VERIFY reach emerging audiences in an authentic way

•  Collaborate with the larger TEGNA audience development team to develop and execute innovative community management practices and features

•  Support TEGNA stations during events that require real-time fact checking and shareable content for social media

•  Be an ambassador for the VERIFY mission to stop the spread of misinformation



•  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or equivalent experience in the field

•  Two to three years in digital journalism, social media management or content marketing preferred

•  Strong understanding of various social platforms

•  Strong writing skills

•  Strong connection to the VERIFY fact-checking mission

•  Experience growing social media brands

•  Solid editorial and social media judgement

•  Ability to work outside of normal business hours



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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