SPORTS MULTI-SKILLED JOURNALIST
Date Posted: 3/19/2017
The Sports Multi-Skilled Journalist will embrace KSDK’s standard of news reporting, storytelling and investigative excellence while boldly advancing the 5 On Your Side (OYS) brand across multiple platforms.
The ideal candidate will research, gather information, and cultivate sources within the sports community. This individual will develop and deliver stories for digital and broadcast platforms. The ideal candidate will produce broadcast packages and written web reports on a daily basis, and must have the ability to handle live shots with credibility and poise.
Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit stories for television, mobile and social platforms
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
Deliver on-air sports coverage in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner
Develop sources, interview subjects, and research for facts and credibility
Produce stories that are unique and captivating
Must be competitive in breaking stories and advancing content
Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations
Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media
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 Sports Director and other Supervisors
BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
2-5 years of experience preferred
Bilingual, (English & Spanish) speaking desirable
Experience with photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
Experience anchoring sports or news segments
Strong understanding of the tenets 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, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time sensitive deadlines
Ability to calmly handle 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.
St. Louis, MO
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