Content Editor-12891

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere




KPNX/12News, the NBC affiliate in Phoenix, is looking for a content editor with serious digital skills to help keep the assignment desk and the station ahead of the competition.

Is your work mission to beat the competition every day? Is developing sources a habit? Do you love finding stories no one else has and being part of the team that tells them? Are you organized? Like, really organized? Yes? Come work for us.

We require at least two years of experience on an assignment desk or breaking news team for this position.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Exercise strong news judgment
  • Build relationships with news sources in both institutions and the community
  • Provide broadcast and digital content creators with timely information
  • Coordinate the movement of crews and reporters
  • Have a mania for accuracy and getting information correct
  • Be able to communicate clearly and completely with digital producers, line producers, reporters and executive producers
  • Understand SEO and how to break news on digital first
  • Be proficient at social listening and developing stories through digital sourcing
  • Be familiar with compiling spreadsheets and databases
  • Have experience with audience feedback tools such as Chartbeat, Google Analytics and Google Trends to spot emerging stories
  • Review and respond to news releases, news tips, emails, user generated content and social media messages to identify unique, local and engaging content
  • Be a strong, clean writer who is able to write breaking news as it happens
  • Collaborate with other TEGNA stations, NBC affiliates and other partners to search trending content and publish compelling stories, photos and video from our corporate network across web, mobile and social media platforms.




  • Have a graduate or undergraduate degree in journalism, mass communications or digital journalism, or the equivalent experience.
  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
  • Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.



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


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