Multi Skilled News Anchor: WHAS11: Louisville KY


Category:   Media – Journalism – Newspaper

Position/Title:   Multi Skilled News Anchor

Primary Industry:   Broadcasting – Radio – TV

Manage Others:   No


WHAS11, a TEGNA Media station, is looking for a great journalist and
anchor who can take our newscasts to the next level. We want a
journalist who can not only deliver the news from the behind the desk
but also find it and tell it from the field. The ideal candidate can
enterprise, shoot, write and edit their own stories and has expert
social media skills.

In this role, you will:
•Anchor multiple newscasts
•Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
•Use editorial judgement to help determine content of the newscasts.
•Work with producer and co-anchors to produce unique, fast-paced newscasts.
•Use social media to determine content of newscasts and highlight big social stories.
creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media
(viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance newscasts and
•Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
•Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
•Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.
•Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.
•Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
•Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
•Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.
•Perform other tasks as required by Supervisor or Executive Producer.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

Vacancy Type:   Full Time

Date Posted:   8/8/2017

Closing Date:   10/13/2017

City:   Louisville – 40202

State:   Kentucky


Experience:   2 Year(s)

•BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
•2-5 years of experience preferred
•Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
•Understanding of the tenants 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, Adobe Premiere 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

About TEGNA:

Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a
dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content
that matters and brands that deliver. TEGNA reaches more than 90 million
Americans and delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when
and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media
includes 46 television stations and is the largest independent station
group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching
approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA
Digital is comprised of, the leading online destination for
automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital
solutions, and other powerful brands such as G/O Digital and Cofactor.
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Contact Company:  WHAS11 – Louisville,KY


Contact Details:   Alison Markenson

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