Employee Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Date Posted: 1/15/2017
Managing Editor-TV will embrace WTSPs standard of news reporting, storytelling and investigative excellence while boldly advancing the brand across multiple platforms.
WTSP is looking for experienced news leaders to oversee content gathering and distribution in our newsroom. The ME-TV will work collaboratively with Managing Editor-Digital and news leaders to guide teams in creating unique, shareable content that evokes emotion across all platforms (broadcast, mobile, social). Our ideal candidate has proven experience successfully identifying engaging content, teaching others how to do so, and developing a roadmap on how to meet the goals of our company.
Lead teams in the creation of unique newscasts and digital segments evoking emotion
Write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcast and social media platforms
Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories
Write and teach staff to write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner
Teach staff to develop content through social listening and independent sources
Teach staff how to research for facts and credibility
Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content
Use consumer analytics in determining content
Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media
Coach journalists how to write for website 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
Enterprise news stories
Lead and inspire news teams to work together for a great newscast
Coach and inspire on air talent to be exciting and engaging
Perform other tasks as required by News Director
BA/BS in journalism, communications or related
2-5 years of experience preferred, including supervision and leadership of other journalists
Experience with photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
Strong understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
Proven experience producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content
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 sensitive deadlines
Experience calmly handling live, breaking news situations and changing events
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 Cars.com, 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. 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.