Sports Anchor/ Multi-Skilled Journalist-13467

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

WTHR

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

WTHR in Indianapolis is looking for a talented and experienced sports anchor and multi-skilled journalist to join the 13Sports team in an extremely competitive sports market. The station needs an outstanding talent to bring viewers to the biggest sporting events in Indiana including extensive coverage of the Indianapolis 500 as well as professional, college and amateur sports events. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion and knowledge for local sports, story writing, videography, editing and performing engaging live shots.

The candidate should be a positive problem-solver who can create innovative storytelling content on digital and TV. This job will involve occasional anchoring in the studio as well as reporting live on location. The ability to write and turn video elements for the station’s digital platforms is also a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Pitch compelling sports stories that can be turned on a daily deadline
  • Research effectively, develop sources, and build relationships with sports newsmakers
  • 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
  • Have a very flexibility schedule to cover important sporting events
  • Knowledge of ENPS and Edius is a plus
  • Strong social media presence desired
  • Travel: Occasionally: 10-25%
  • Work Environment Set: Outdoors: performed in various outdoor environmental conditions
  • Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.

 

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

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