Multi-Skilled Journalist

Tegna Memphis , TN 38103

Posted 3 days ago

Do you have a passion for telling the stories behind the sports we all know and love? KING 5 is looking for a Temporary Full-time sports producer. We're looking for someone to help produce our Sunday 5th Quarter football show, cover the winter high school sports, and fill an important role during our Olympics coverage. And that's on top of helping to produce the daily sports reports in our 5pm, 7pm, 9pm, 10pm and 11pm newscasts. We need someone who can produce, shoot, edit, and write. Creativity is a must!

We need a team player who will also excel in the digital age. The candidate we are looking for is also independent, and able to create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography, and editing.

This position will last through February 21, 2022.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce unique sportscasts that break through the traditional mold

  • Independently develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit sports stories for all platforms

  • 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

  • Interview sports subjects and research for facts and credibility

  • Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in journalism, communication or related field

  • Minimum of two years producing/reporting in the field of sports.

  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems

  • Understanding the tenets of professional journalism

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

  • Knowledge of ENPS and Edius a plus

  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines

  • Ability to work nights and weekends

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 [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply.

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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