• Full Time
  • Anywhere

KIDY-TV

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

FOX West Texas, TEGNA's FOX affiliate in Abilene/ San Angelo, Texas  is looking for an experienced Multi-Skilled Journalist and Meteorologist to create and produce weather/feature content for our broadcast, digital and social platforms. The FOX West Texas Meteorologist/MSJ will curate, produce and host live coverage of breaking weather news and important events as they happen, giving users an in-the-moment view of what's going on. You will also work with the news team to develop original stories with animation and graphics. The ideal candidate is a strong self-starter who’s not afraid to think, write and produce outside the box. We’re looking for a Digital weather/MSJ who can be a positive asset to the FOX West Texas team.

*Please include reel with application

Responsibilities: 

  • You’ll use your meteorology degree to track important weather systems and work with our Chief Meteorologist on a daily basis.
  • You’ll use your skills for shooting, editing and creating original content, live content, breaking news and weather coverage, as well as coverage of major news events on digital, social and broadcast platforms.
  • Monitor news releases, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, social media and other online news sources for stories.
  • Coordinate sending and receiving video with other TEGNA stations.
  • Research, create and integrate original and repurposed content, including text, images, video and social media.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics, user-generated content, webcam interviews and other new forms of media to enhance stories and weather reports.
  • Participate in news meetings and work with the content team to develop original digital content opportunities.
  • Produce digital content across our digital, mobile, app, OTT and social media platforms.
  • This role includes copy editing, writing headlines, monitoring news tips and using strong news judgement for the audience.
  • Contribute to news and weather content creation, including selecting and writing stories and clipping videos.
  • Bring a consistent sense of urgency, immediacy and real-time strategies to digital and broadcast news content and projects.
  • Perform other tasks as required by the news director.

Requirements:

  • College degree in Meteorology with some experience as an MSJ
  • At least one year of professional meteorology and digital content production experience preferred.
  • Experience with video editing.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage audience with headlines and social media posts.
  • Strong understanding of AP style, including ability to rapidly edit and/or rewrite stories.
  • Highly motivated individual with creative and aggressive approach to driving digital and broadcast results.
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task confidently under tight deadlines.
  • Experience working with a digital content management system is a plus.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including night, weekend and holiday shifts.

 


JOB EXPERIENCE

1 year


REQUIREMENTS

  • College degree in Meteorology with some experience as an MSJ
  • At least one year of professional meteorology and digital content production experience preferred.
  • Experience with video editing.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage audience with headlines and social media posts.
  • Strong understanding of AP style, including ability to rapidly edit and/or rewrite stories.
  • Highly motivated individual with creative and aggressive approach to driving digital and broadcast results.
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task confidently under tight deadlines.
  • Experience working with a digital content management system is a plus.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including night, weekend and holiday shifts.

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