Multi-Skilled Journalist – 14006

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere




WBNS 10TV—Central Ohio’s News Leader—is looking for a creative, driven and curious news reporter who can can pitch, gather, write, edit and deliver their own stories, known in the newsroom as a “Multi-skilled Journalist”. MSJs are a key part of the newsroom’s coverage on both broadcast and digital platforms.

You’ll join an award-winning team of journalists who tell stories of the vibrant and growing capital city of Ohio. WBNS is committed to producing outstanding journalism. We are looking to get creative beyond the regular VOSOT or PKG—and think outside of the box to deliver top-notch, character-driven storytelling. You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with our talented team of producers, photojournalists and graphic/motion designers.

We want someone who isn’t afraid to tackle complicated topics—they should be able to jump from politics to the Buckeyes and everything in between. Covering breaking news is part of the job, but this MSJ should look beyond the headlines, and pitch stories that connect to the diverse community of Central Ohio.

This role is an hourly position reporting to the Assistant News Director.


  • Develop and investigate leads and story ideas to pitch impactful, newscast-leading stories
  • Enterprise daily and develop sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.
  • Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.
  • Write, shoot and edit news stories for all platforms and meet publication/broadcast deadlines
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.


3-5 Years 



  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, or related field
  • Minimum of three years of experience as a reporter or multi-skilled journalist
  • Must research, write and front creative, accurate stories on tight deadlines
  • Experience with shooting video and editing software—familiarity with Edius and ENPS a plus
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
  • Ability to work a flexible shift


Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Outdoors: performed in various outdoor environmental conditions

Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs.



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EEO statement:

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. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.