TEGNA Media is breaking the mold for how media companies operate we have committed vast resources to transform how we deliver the news.
KPNX - Team 12 we are in search of a solid Reporter/MSJ to join our team and we are looking for engaging and dynamic reporter/MSJ that can captivate our audience with compelling and verifable stories that matter to our viewers. Our viewers demand and expect that. And we will deliver.
We are looking for someone that is capable of doing the following:
•Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
•Produce original content on-air and on all digital platforms that evoke emotion and tell compelling stories.
•Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
•Contact sources and develop news stories. Cover breaking, general, sports, feature, investigative, and political news stories. Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.
•Experience in special project units is a big plus.
•Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas.
•Edit and post video and text content stories for website.
•Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.
•Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer
•Operate/set up news gathering vehicle/truck to and from various locations as well as the ability to operate all standard field equipment (ENG/DNG) and all issued video/audio support accessory gear.
•BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field.
•2-5 years of experience preferred.
•Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems.
•Proven ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots.
•Demonstrated social media proficiency, especially in the field, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook.
•Write and post daily on all digital platforms including attaching images and streaming video. Must include Social Media.
•Member and active participant in NPPA preferred.
•Demonstrated news judgment, writing skills, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills.
•Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable.
•Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism.
•Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadline.
•Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
•Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.
•Ability to carry equipment throughout the work day.