• Full Time
  • Anywhere

KVUE-TV

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

KVUE-TV is looking for an experienced Multi-Skilled Journalist-Sports Journalist to help maintain our tradition of superior reporting and newsgathering. 

The journalist will cover teams like the UT Longhorns and Austin FC and high school and amateur sports in Austin and around central Texas.

We need a great storyteller who will also excel in the digital age. The successful candidate will be able to create unique and shareable stories across all platforms through memorable writing, photography, editing, and a strong on-camera presentation.

We are looking for candidates who consider sports another form of news and are eager to find and break stories.

Responsibilities: 

  • Produce and anchor unique sportscasts that break through the traditional approach.
  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit sports stories for on-air broadcasting and digital posting.
  • 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 live sports events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner as both a reporter and anchor.
  • Interview sports subjects and research for facts and credibility.
  • Develop and cultivate sports sources for general assignments and special areas of interest.
  • Produce sports stories that are unique and captivating.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms, including social media.
  • 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, including writing, shooting, editing, and reporting/anchoring news stories as required by the supervisor.


JOB EXPERIENCE

3 years


REQUIREMENTS

Requirements: 

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • A strong natural on-camera presentation
  • At least 3 years of experience preferred
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Understanding the tenets of professional journalism
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
  • Strong social media skills, including an active sports presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius, and Adobe Premiere a plus
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking sports situations and changing events

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] 

 

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