Multi-skilled Journalist - 009212

Columbia, SC
Posted: 2020-07-23


WLTX in beautiful Columbia, SC is looking for great storytellers who will excel in this digital age of journalism. We want journalists who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing.

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 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit


In this role, you will:

·       Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for all 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

·       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

        Perform other tasks, as required by supervisor or executive producer



1 Year(s)


·       BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field

·       2 years of experience preferred

·       Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems

·       Understanding of the principles of professional journalism

·       Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots

·       Strong social media skills

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

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


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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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