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KYTX-TV

TEGNA, Inc.

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KYTX-TV Tyler

KYTX, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate, in Tyler, Texas, is looking for a creative and energetic Sports Anchor and MSJ to join our team. The ideal candidate will be an innovative sports journalist who thrives on telling local sports stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing. The right person for this job looks beyond the highlights and scores of games and builds sportscasts with great storytelling and local content. This journalist should be a self-starter who is committed to developing sources to break news and identify strong enterprise content. We are looking for someone committed to being a local sports expert on everything East Texas has to offer.

KYTX produces two live remote high school football-focused shows each Friday in the fall, Under the Lights Kickoff Show at 6:30pm and Under the Lights at 10pm. The ideal candidate will co-produce both shows at a high level, while helping to lead a team of journalists gathering previews, game highlights, and post-game sound at locations across the viewing area. The right person for this job will be prepared to offer commentary, perspective, and expertise on rivalries and matchups.

Responsibilities

  • Produce and anchor unique sportscasts that break through the traditional approach
  • Generate timely, original story ideas and have the skills as a multi-skilled journalist to write, produce, shoot and edit compelling sports content for daily newscasts, sportscasts, sports specials, and digital platforms
  • Work closely with the sports department, news department, assignment desk, and production team to coordinate stories and creatively present content
  • Work with sports department to guide newsroom during breaking sports news
  • Deliver on-air live sports events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner as both a reporter in the field and an anchor in the studio
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of a variety of sports and actively follow all sporting news developments
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media and web, including attaching images and streaming video
  • Perform other tasks, including writing, shooting, editing and reporting/anchoring news stories as required by supervisor

JOB EXPERIENCE

Not specified


REQUIREMENTS

 

  • BA/BS in journalism or a communications-related field preferred
  • A passion for sports and an interest in telling the stories of athletes and teams
  • Ability to shoot and edit content on your own and with a team
  • Possess a clear understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and ability to collaborate with sports team
  • A strong natural on-camera presentation
  • Strong social media skills, including an active sports presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking sports situations and changing events
  • Flexible work hours, including travel
  • Must have a valid driver's license

 

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. 

*Union employees should refer to their collective bargaining agreement for details specific to their benefits.

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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