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Reporter

KWES-TV Midland/Odessa • Seattle, WA

Posted 2 months ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Broadcasting - Radio - TV
Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Job Description

Join the #1 NBC affiliate group in the country! KING 5 TV, KONG TV, and king5.com are now part of TEGNA Media. We are dedicated to providing first-class journalism that makes a difference in our community. Our reputation has been built on dedication to our mission both journalistically and in service to the community we live in - our people are passionately involved.

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic, and energetic Reporter with a focus on business and technology reporting. If you like to tell great stories, thrive in a fast-paced, team environment, we want to hear from you. You must love where our business is headed and be aggressive at participating on all platforms.

Brief Description of Duties

Report and cover events of news interest, business and technology, special events, and breaking news on multiple platforms. You must be motivated and aggressive about enterprising stories and known for going the extra mile in service of telling stories that are meaningful to the people we serve. You will be expected to contribute to multiple platforms on a daily basis including writing for the web sites, posting on social media, creating for mobile, and most of all creating a dialog with our audience and your friends and followers. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with America's finest photojournalists to produce the most creative, compelling stories. You must be proficient with live reporting, including breaking news. You may also anchor or do fill-in anchor work on any newscast. If you have experience and skills as a multi-media journalist capable of performing as a one-person operation for distribution on multiple platforms, then you will have an advantage.



Qualifications

  • College degree with minimum two years' experience as a general assignment reporter in a medium to large market.
  • Excellent writing, packaging, and live skills.
  • Must be able to report in a broad range of styles with good on-air presentation skills.
  • Good business and technology acumen.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure.
  • Familiarity with all distribution platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Internet etc.
  • Good understanding of operating video equipment desired. Must be willing to work overtime and any shift.

To be considered a candidate for an opening at KING, you must complete the online application on the employment tab found on: www.king5.com/about and attach your resume, video link, and cover letter. Paper resumes or any electronic information received that do not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool.

About TEGNA:

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. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.



As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 49 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and two radio stations in 41 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 35 million across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA's stations have over 25 million social followers. TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.



TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA's OTT advertising service. In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities. 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.


Job ID: 7032/5536
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