Reporter

Tegna Wilkes Barre , PA 18701

Posted Yesterday

WNEP-TV, TEGNA'S ABC affiliate in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, has an opening for a talented Reporter and storyteller.

The Reporter will create compelling content for all WNEP platforms, from TV to digital platforms to social media.

The successful candidate should have experience finding, developing, and pitching several quality news stories every day; shooting, writing, and editing assigned stories under deadline pressure; and presenting stories in a captivating and authentic manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop story ideas, write, shoot, and edit news stories for digital platforms and television broadcast.

  • 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.

  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms, including social media.

  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (user-generated content, social media comments/posts, etc.) to enhance stories.

  • Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology.

  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.

Job Requirements:

Requirements:

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

  • 1-3 years of experience

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

  • Understanding of the principles of professional journalism

  • A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting

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

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

  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus

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

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

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays

  • Travel: Occasionally: 10%

  • 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.

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 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

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.

#LI-AO1

#LI-AM1

Get job alerts by email. Sign up now!


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
ITeam Reporter

Nexstar Media Group Inc.

Posted 3 months ago

VIEW JOBS 7/18/2022 12:00:00 AM 2022-10-16T00:00 <p>The I-Team Reporter produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.</p><ul><li><p>Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events</p></li><li><p>Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories</p></li><li><p>Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines</p></li><li><p>Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details</p></li><li><p>Determines a story's emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly</p></li><li><p>Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information</p></li><li><p>Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions</p></li><li><p>Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community</p></li><li><p>Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas</p></li><li><p>Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions</p></li><li><p>Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts</p></li><li><p>Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements</p></li><li><p>Shoots and edits news events and news reports</p></li><li><p>Produces and presents reports for all platforms</p></li><li><p>Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality</p></li><li><p>Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms</p></li><li><p>Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites</p></li><li><p>Performs special projects and other duties as assigned</p></li></ul><p>Requirements &amp; Skills:</p><ul><li><p>Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience</p></li><li><p>Fluency in English</p></li><li><p>Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required</p></li><li><p>Two to five years experience in news reporting required(Depending on market size)</p></li><li><p>Superior on-air presence</p></li><li><p>Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment</p></li><li><p>Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously</p></li><li><p>Valid driver's license with a good driving record</p></li><li><p>Flexibility to work any shift</p></li></ul> Nexstar Media Group Inc. Wilkes Barre PA

Reporter

Tegna