Multi-skilled Journalist (full-time), WHAS 11 TV, Louisville KY


Multi Skilled Journalist (full-time),  WHAS 11 TV,  Louisville KY    
Multi Skilled Journalist ( full-time)- 9816
Primary Industry: Broadcasting – Radio – TV
Manage Others: No

WHAS11, the TEGNA station located in Louisville, KY, has an immediate opening for a Multi-Skilled Journalist. We’re looking for a great storyteller to join a newsroom full of people who care about their work, their community, and their co-workers. We want journalists who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing. A great candidate for this role is someone who loves shooting, writing and editing, taking a story from strong idea to final product on air and online. Fill-in anchoring skills a plus.


  • As Multi-Skilled Journalist you will:
  • Write, shoot and edit content for on-air broadcasting, digital posting and social sharing
  • Develop story sources and use social listening to bring unique, community-based pitches to
    editorial discussions
  • Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility
  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic way
  • Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (“user generated
    content”/UGC, virtual/zoom interviews, etc.) to enhance stories
  • Deliver active, engaging live shots and standups
  • Write for the web and social media platforms
City/State: Louisville, KY
Experience:  2 years

REQUIREMENT/What you Need:

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years working in journalism preferred
  • Bilingual (English- & Spanish-speaking) preferred
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing and content management systems
  • Knowledge of professional journalistic standards as related to on-air, digital and social presentation
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots, with strong on-air presence and delivery skills
  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Facebook and Twitter
  • Knowledge of ENPS (scripting) and Edius (editing) 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
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