Multi-Skilled Journalist

Columbia, SC
Posted: 2019-07-18

Description:

WLTX, the CBS affiliate in Columbia, SC, is looking for a News Multi-Skilled Journalist who knows the art of storytelling and will excel in this digital age of journalism. We want journalists who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing. They need to be able to shoot, write, edit, and produce with the mindset that we are a digital-first newsroom. 

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers 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. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com

Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit enterprise content
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.
Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.
Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
Enterprise news stories.
Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

Requirements:

Job Requirements:

BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
At least 1 to 3 years of experience preferred
A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting, and storytelling
Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook

Experience:
1 Year(s)

Contact:

To apply, please visit: tegna.com

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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