Tegna Wilkes Barre , PA 18701

Posted 1 week ago

WNEP-TV, TEGNA's ABC affiliate in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pa. has an opportunity for the right person to become a part of a team that cares passionately about news! Newswatch 16 has an opening for an Anchor/Multiskilled Journalist with a passion for breaking news and live coverage.

The ideal candidate will be able to enterprise impactful stories for audiences on all platforms.


  • Anchor newscasts as assigned

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

  • Take a leadership role in the broadcast, assisting with newscast execution

  • Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility

  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot, and edit news content 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

  • Operate newsgathering vehicles to and from various locations

  • Create memorable moments daily on all digital platforms including social media

Job Requirements:


  • BA/BS in journalism, communications, or related field

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience, preferably as an Anchor/Reporter

  • Experience in photojournalism, video editing, and content management systems

  • Understanding of the principles of professional journalism

  • A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news anchoring/reporting

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

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

  • Motivation to uncover and research unique stories not being told anywhere else

  • Ambition to develop and constantly maintain a diverse list of story contacts

  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus

  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant deadlines

  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays

  • Travel: Occasionally: 10-25%

  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

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


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 63 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

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TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.



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