KFMB is looking for a dynamic Multi-Skilled Journalist. The MSJ will generate story ideas, write and/or produce packages for air and digital platforms and be a strong communicator who can report news live and/or in a pre-recorded format. The MSJ will work closely with News Managers, News Producers, and other newsroom employees on story conception and development, and execution of the story.
MSJ will enterprise story ideas, follow leads, and conceptualize story from beginning to end including conducting research, shooting and editing video, and presenting story on-air and/or online.
Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and informative manner
Generate creative, content-driven live shots
Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility
Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting
Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media
Community and/or talent appearances
Perform other tasks as required by the news director or executive producer
This position requires a thorough understanding of all journalistic standards and broadcast production techniques used to create visual and compelling content for newscasts
Strong writing, on-air presentation, and social media skills are required.
Must be able to carry equipment weighing up to 15 lbs. Must have a valid driver's license
BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
Minimum 3 years' experience required as a multi-skilled journalist
Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
Strong social media skills, including an active presence on social platforms
Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
Requires the ability to shoot, write, edit, and produce content
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 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.
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