• Full Time
  • Anywhere

KARE-TV

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

KARE, the TEGNA-owned affiliate in Minneapolis, MN is looking for an experienced investigative multi-skilled journalist to help maintain our tradition of superior reporting and newsgathering. We are interested in finding a journalist who can create unique, memorable and well written stories, who can share them on all platforms with a mix of outstanding photography and unforgettable editing. If you're a creative storyteller who understands true multi-platform journalism and who is not bound by the methods of traditional TV news – we want to hear from you!

The journalist will find opportunities on a Peabody, DuPont-Columbia, IRE, and George Polk award-winning investigative team to do some of the best work of their career, limited only by their ambition and curiosity. The successful candidate will be able to multitask and produce content on deadline – from pitching investigative angles on daily news coverage to long-term and follow-up reports.

This is not an entry-level position. You will be an investigative journalist working closely with a team of other experienced reporters, producers and photographers who value a storytelling approach and consistently turn out some of the highest-level in-depth journalism in the country. Only applicants with a minimum of three years of experience will be considered. A portfolio that includes investigative work will be required.

While broadcast experience is a plus, applicants with print/digital backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

 Responsibilities: 

  • Enterprise and generate short-term and long-term investigative content for all platforms
  • Research, shoot, edit, write investigative stories for video and web
  • Develop and maintain sources that generate exclusive story content
  • Work closely with management and an experienced investigative reporter

JOB EXPERIENCE

3 years experience


REQUIREMENTS

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in journalism, communications, or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years experience as an investigative producer or reporter
  • Experience or aptitude for data journalism
  • Knowledge of laws regarding privacy, trespass, libel, FOIA and open meetings
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under deadline pressure
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Knowledge of multiplatform news gathering tools and resources, including digital media
  • Demonstrated track record for acting on viewer tips, developing sources, breaking stories and exposing corruption
  • Reputation as a team player who values working collaboratively
  • Required on-site. Must be willing to work in Minneapolis/St. Paul metro

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.

 

Benefits: 

TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.

Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% – 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.

Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.

TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 

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 proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. We value and consider applications from all qualified candidates without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. TEGNA will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable law. If you are in need of an accommodation in order to submit your application, please email [email protected] 

 

ADDITIONAL INFO


HOW TO APPLY

https://boards.greenhouse.io/tegnainc/jobs/4345215007

http://www.kare11.com