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Multi-Skilled Journalist

Company: WTOL-TV Toledo
Location: Toledo
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

WTOL, a TEGNA-owned station in Toledo Ohio, is seeking a talented Multi-skilled Journalist with a passion for great storytelling and connecting with our community. We want a smart, aggressive, creative storyteller who creates unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing. We also want a journalist who thrives live and is conversational and engaging.

Responsibilities:

Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.

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.

Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.

Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.

Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.

Enterprise news stories.

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 supervisor or executive producer.

Requirements:

BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field

Minimum of 2 years of experience

Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems

Understanding of the tenants 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, Premier, Final Cut Pro and Axis graphics a plus

Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines

Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events

Work Environment: Outdoors

Physical Demands: Light work

Travel: Frequent: More than 25

Work Environment Set: Outdoors: performed in various outdoor environmental conditions

Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.

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 www.TEGNA.com .

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: WTOL-TV Toledo, Toledo , Multi-Skilled Journalist, Advertising , Toledo, Ohio

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