Sports/News Multi-Skilled Journalist – 14016

  • Anywhere


FOX West Texas is looking for great storytellers who can cover sports and news for our Abilene market. From spot news to college and high school football, we want journalists who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms.

The ideal candidate will love the dual challenge of covering news and sports through memorable writing, photography and editing, as well as a strong on-camera presentation.

Qualified candidates must also be able to develop and deliver stories for all digital and broadcast platforms.


  • Enterprise story ideas, write, shoot and edit stories for television, mobile and social platforms
  • Report live breaking news
  • Deliver on-air sports coverage including live reports, anchoring and storytelling
  • 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?
  • Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media??
  • Shoot, write and edit packaged reports??
  • Write for digital platforms??
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of?media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories???????
  • Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology


1-3 Years 



  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field???????
  • Experience with photojournalism, editing and content management systems???????
  • Experience anchoring sports and news segments?????
  • Strong understanding of the tenets of professional journalism??????
  • A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting?????
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots????
  • Strong social media skills on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook????????
  • Knowledge of ENPS a plus???????
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time-sensitive deadlines?????
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events


Travel: Occasionally: 10-25%

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.




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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.