WWL-TV, a TEGNA Media station located in New Orleans, Louisiana is looking for a great journalist and anchor who can lead our weekend newscasts. 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.
In this role, you will:
Anchor weekend newscasts Saturday and Sunday mornings.
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 team to create unique, fast-paced newscasts.
Use social media to determine content of newscasts and highlight big social stories.
Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance newscasts and stories.
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.
The ideal candidate can enterprise, shoot, write and edit their own stories and has expert social media skills. Two to three years experience preferred.
No phone calls please. Due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to provide updates on the status of individual applications.