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Multiskilled Journalist

Company: KBMT/KJAC
Location: Beaumont
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

12News in Beaumont, Texas is looking for a Multi-Skilled Journalist to join our growing newsroom. The ideal candidate is naturally curious, authentic, engaged, social media savvy and wants to be involved in the communities which we serve. This storyteller should live and breathe our brand of "Putting Southeast Texas First" and strive to deliver news to our viewers under three key tenets: Inform. Inspire. Empower. You must be willing to dig deeper, seek solutions and ask tough questions. The ideal candidate knows how to write, shoot and edit. Responsibilities: Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and all digital 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 news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.Enterprise news stories.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 supervisors. Requirements: Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skillsOutstanding interpersonal, organizational, and time-managementKnowledge of ENPS and Edius News Editor a plusOrganizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlinesAbility to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing eventsBA/BS in journalism, communications or related fieldWork Environment: Moderate risk Physical Demands: Medium work Travel: Frequent: More than 25 Work Environment Set: Moderate risk: involves moderate risks or discomforts that require special safety precautions Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs. About TEGNA TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA's OTT advertising service. For more information, visit . TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus. EEO statement: 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. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.

Keywords: KBMT/KJAC, Beaumont , Multiskilled Journalist, Advertising , Beaumont, Texas

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