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Multiskilled Journalist at KWES-TV Midland/Odessa

Multiskilled Journalist

KWES-TV Midland/Odessa Midland, TX Full-Time
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KWES TV NewsWest 9, a TEGNA-owned station in Midland/Odessa, Texas, is seeking a talented Multi-skilled Journalist with a passion to win and be the best! We want a smart, curious, creative storyteller who knows how to craft a story that is unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing. We also want a journalist who thrives live and is conversational and engaging.

 

In this role, you will:

•         Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.

•         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.

•         Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.

•         Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.

•         Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.

•         Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.

•         Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.

•         Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.

•         Enterprise news stories.

•         Shoot, write and edit packaged reports.

•         Write for the web, 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.

•         Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology.

•         Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or assistant news director.

 

  • One year of experience as an MSJ preferred but will consider entry level
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and time-management
  • Knowledge of ENPS and Edius 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
  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • Bilingual, (English & Spanish) speaking preferred

 

 

 

    • One year of experience as an MSJ preferred but will consider entry level
    • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
    • Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and time-management
    • Knowledge of ENPS and Edius 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
    • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
    • Bilingual, (English & Spanish) speaking preferred

 

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

Midland, TX

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

03/21/2021

Job ID

9830/7870/41237
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