Sports Anchor/MSJ

Employer
WUSA
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 14, 2018
Closes
Sep 19, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
WUSA9 is looking for a great Sports Anchor/Reporter who will excel in this digital age of journalism. We want journalists who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing. In this role, you will: Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.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.Use your skills to produce different sportscasts that aren't afraid to break the mold.Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.Develop sources that allow you to break stories.Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.Enterprise sports stories.Shoot, write and edit packaged reports.Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology.Perform other tasks as required by News Director Here's what you need: BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field1-3 years of experience preferredBilingual, (English & Spanish) speaking preferredExperience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systemsUnderstanding of the tenants of professional journalismA portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reportingAbility to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shotsStrong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and FacebookKnowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plusOrganizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlinesAbility to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing eventsAbout TEGNA TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry's top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com. 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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