• Full Time
  • Anywhere

WBNS-TV

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

WBNS 10TV is looking for a senior assignment and Digital Editor to manage and create content for our TV, website, mobile and social media platforms. This role will help the assignment manager oversee the assignment desk and contribute as a digital producer, so the ideal candidate would have a passion for breaking news and creating content.

Duties include but are not limited to: Writing news stories, gathering information delivering content on digital platforms, answering phones, listening to police scanners, bringing in live shots from various sources, and live streaming. The position is responsible for assigning and dispatching crews, assisting crews with contacts and research, and publishing original content to the website.

Must be a strong writer and copy editor with excellent editorial judgment, time management, and multi-tasking skills, with the ability to prioritize and re-prioritize quickly.

Responsibilities: 

  • Discover and produce unique, local, and engaging content
  • React quickly to breaking news and communicate plan to staff
  • Monitor a variety of public safety radio systems and UGC for breaking news
  • Assist with story planning, including identifying big stories and coverage opportunities
  • Provide editorial guidance and manage logistics to execute daily newsroom content
  • Use multiple social media platforms to identify stories.
  • Search and locate criminal and civil document systems to be distributed to news and digital producers
  • Perform basic digital producing during a major breaking news event
  • Maintain knowledge on specific political, business, and other high-profile people in the Northwest
  • Understand audience insights and metrics, apply to content planning and execution 
  • Collaborate with other TEGNA stations, NBC, affiliates, and Foreign partners (Global TV) to search trending content and publish compelling stories, photos, and video from our corporate network across web, mobile and social media platforms 

Requirements: 

  • BA/BS degree preferred
  • 2+ year TV industry or related experience
  • Experience with writing using AP style is preferred.
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts as needed
  • Sound news judgment while meeting daily deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communications
  • A key collaborator that can infuse teamwork and motivate colleagues
  • Curiosity and a willingness to learn about the market
  • A steward of journalistic excellence

JOB EXPERIENCE

2 years


REQUIREMENTS

  • BA/BS degree preferred
  • 2+ year TV industry or related experience
  • Experience with writing using AP style is preferred.
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts as needed
  • Sound news judgment while meeting daily deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communications
  • A key collaborator that can infuse teamwork and motivate colleagues
  • Curiosity and a willingness to learn about the market
  • A steward of journalistic excellence

ADDITIONAL INFO

GH Req 376


HOW TO APPLY

http://www.tegna.com/explore-careers

http://www.tegna.com/explore-careers