12 News PhoenixPhoenix, AZ
Full Time Job
KPNX 12 News, the TEGNA-owned NBC affiliate in Phoenix, AZ is seeking an experienced Producer who can write, create and produce exciting and interesting newscasts and news content for broadcast, online and social platforms. Producers must be able to multi-task during the news gathering hours, sharing content before, during and after a newscast or digital post. Our ideal candidate can identify engaging content, teach others how to do so, and develop a road map on how to meet the goals of our company.
In this role, you will:
Create unique newscasts and segments evoking emotion and innovative showcasing
Write and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platforms
Develop and teach staff to develop content through social listening and independent sources
Skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content
Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories
Research and teach how to research for facts and credibility
Write and teach our associate producers to do write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner
Use consumer analytics in determining content
Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media
Enterprise news stories
Coach journalists how to write for website 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
Lead and inspire news teams to work together for a great newscast
Coach and inspire on air talent to be exciting and engaging
Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer
BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
2-3 years of experience preferred, including supervision and leadership of other journalists
Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
Understanding the tenets of professional journalism
Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content
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 pressure deadlines
Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
KPNX 12News offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, EAP, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, holiday, paid time off, and 401(k). No phone calls, please. Due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to provide updates on the status of individual applications.
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 our website.
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.
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