• Full Time
  • Anywhere

WHAS-TV

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

WHAS, the TEGNA-owned ABC affiliate in Louisville, KY is looking for a talented, dynamic, engaging anchor & reporter to join our award-winning team.

It’s the city that hosts the Kentucky Derby, the Bourbon trail, and often March Madness. It’s also a big news city, with a strong culture of local journalism.

Our ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about journalism, whether it’s on camera as one of our lead morning anchors, or chasing a breaking story.

This person is a newsroom leader who appreciates the daily collaborative team effort and helps guide our daily coverage with strong, urgent writing and news judgment.

Responsibilities:

• Anchor newscasts and report on important local stories affecting the community.

• Generate unique, compelling, and innovative story/show ideas and content.

• Skillfully and calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.

• Ability to communicate stories in conversational manner.

• Excellent use of social media for news gathering/disseminating and community engagement.

• Produce short- and long-form community content/specials for multiple platforms.

• Represent WHAS11 at community events.

• Perform other tasks as required by management


JOB EXPERIENCE

3 – 5 years


REQUIREMENTS

Requirements

• Experience as an anchor/reporter.

• Strong on-camera delivery with the ability to ad-lib.

• Excellent, creative presentation and writing skills.

• Must be able to report in a broad range of styles with good on-air/live presentation skills.

• Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines.

• Strong social media presence.

• Prior experience as a people leader with strong leadership qualities and ability to motivate and engage team members on multiple projects.

• Passion for being involved in the community and ability to build new connections.

• Innovative mindset that generates creative solutions on projects.

Work Environment: Office

Physical Demands: Sedentary work

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.

 

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 64 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.

 

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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