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Full Time Job

Anchor / MSJ

Tenga

Hartford, CT 10-17-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
FOX61 in Hartford, CT is looking for a dynamic, enterprising Anchor/Multi-Skilled Journalist to join our award-winning team.This is a hybrid position, so we are looking for someone with versatility who is equally passionate about news and sports.The ideal candidate will anchor sportscasts on the weekend and report three times a week in a news or sports role depending on the station's needs.We are looking for someone who is authentic, engaged, social media savvy and wants to be a leader not only in our newsroom, but also our community.

Responsibilities:
• Write, edit and present sports reports on all platforms on weekends and as needed
• Shoot, edit and present packages at least three times a week for various newscasts for all platforms
• Assist in writing, researching and coordinating sports programming and other content
• Deliver breaking news on all platforms in-house and in the field
• Write stories for our website and digital app
• Post on your station social media pages multiple times a day and have an active presence on Twitter and Facebook
• Participate in promotional events including public appearances
• Perform special projects and other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Requirements:
• Minimum 3-5 years of experience, preferably as an Anchor/Reporter
• Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Ability to shoot and edit
• Strong writing and editorial skills
• Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news events in a multi-platform environment
• Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook and a keen eye toward what's trending locally and nationally.
• Strong understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
• Knowledge of AP ENPS and EDIUS a plus

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

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 US 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

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Company Profile
Tenga

TEGNA Inc. 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.