Sports Anchor MSJ-13395

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

WGRZ

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

At WGRZ, NBC 2, we Stand for Truth. We are looking for a Sports Multi-Skilled Journalist who can shoot, write and edit stories. This person must be able to cover all sporting events. Games and stories in the Buffalo area. The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion and knowledge for local sports, story writing and engaging live shots.

We want a person who is creative and courageous when it comes to creating innovative storytelling content on digital and TV.

Covering breaking news is part of the job, but we want a reporter who can look beyond the headlines to pitch enterprise stories on a broad range of relevant news topics that serve our audience.

Responsibilities:

  • Pitch compelling sports stories that can be turned on a daily deadline
  • Research effectively, develop sources, and build relationships with sports newsmakers
  • Produce sports segment inside newscast
  • Meet broadcast and digital deadlines
  • Communicate effectively with news managers and colleagues
  • Edit digital video and operate camera with video and still capabilities
  • Other duties, as assigned

JOB EXPERIENCE


REQUIREMENTS

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in sports reporting
  • Strong writing ability
  • High standards of accuracy and fairness.
  • Reason to live or relocate to Buffalo, strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of ENPS and Edius is a plus
  • Strong social media presence desired
  • Travel: Occasionally: 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.

 

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 http://www.TEGNA.com.

 

TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.

 

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.

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ADDITIONAL INFO

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.


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