WKYC is looking for a Reporter/Multi-Skilled Journalist who can shoot, write and edit stories. This person must be able to jump from politics and breaking news to issues about the local economy and environment. Show us how you can hold the powerful accountable! The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of smart and engaging live shots. We want a person who is creative and courageous when it comes to adding innovative features for their stories on digital and TV.
Covering breaking news is part of the job, but we want a reporter who can look beyond the headlines to pitch enterprise stories on a broad range of relevant news topics that serve our audience.
Responsibilities / In this role, you will:
Enterprise and bring unique stories to the table.
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.
Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media to enhance stories.
Perform other tasks as required by a manager.
BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
5-7 years of experience
A portfolio with examples of strong storytelling
Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
Strong social media skills, including an active presence on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook
Ability to shoot, write and edit as assigned
Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
Connections to Northeast Ohio and knowledge of the area preferred
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 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social 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.