• Full Time
  • Anywhere

KHOU-TV

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

KHOU 11 News is looking for a Reporter/Multi-Skilled Journalist with a passion to win and be the best! We want a smart, aggressive, creative storyteller who creates unique, shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing. We also want a journalist who aims to be the lead; break news; and thrives in a live television environment.

Responsibilities::

• Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting

• 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

• Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner

• Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility

• Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest

• Produce news stories that are unique and captivating

• Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations

• Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media

• Enterprise news stories

• Shoot, write and edit packaged reports

• Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video

• 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

• Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer


JOB EXPERIENCE

5-7 years


REQUIREMENTS

Requirements:

• BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field

• 5-7 years proven live breaking news and general assignment reporting; strong human interest storytelling and editing experience

• Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism

• A portfolio with examples of reporting, with emphasis on breaking news and storytelling

• Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots

• Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram


ADDITIONAL INFO


HOW TO APPLY

https://boards.greenhouse.io/tegnainc/jobs/4352302007

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