Reporter/MSJ – 10168

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Houston,TX

TEGNA, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

Reporter/Multi-Skilled Journalist with a passion to win and be the best! We want a smart, aggressive, creative, and passionate storyteller who creates unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing. We also want a journalist who thrives live and is conversational and engaging.

Responsibilities: In This Role, You Will:

• 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


REQUIREMENTS

• BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field

• 3-5 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

Work Environment: Outdoors

Physical Demands: Medium work

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Outdoors: performed in various outdoor environmental conditions

Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs.


ADDITIONAL INFO

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.


HOW TO APPLY

http://www.khou.com

http://www.jobs.net/j/JAuPCYMq