Full Time Job

Multiskilled Journalist - Great Day


Houston, TX 05-18-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Three, two, one... cue!

KHOU 11 is seeking an energetic and experienced Multi-Skilled Journalist to join our highly successful lifestyle show, Great Day Houston. This role involves daily on-air live shots, segment producing, script writing, and video editing for content ranging from entertainment and features to sales-oriented segments and series.

• Works closely with and coordinates assignments with Executive Producer, Senior Producer, and segment producers on daily show content and production for on-air, online, and social media
• Prepares, writes, and presents scripts and stories which ultimately appear on Great Day Houston via broadcast, online, and social media
• Produces creative and visually interesting live-shots
• Active on all of GDH's social media platforms with consistent posting of stories, pictures, live streams, and more
• Produces, shoots, and edits packages on a weekly basis
• Attends all show meetings, including pre, post, and planning meetings
• Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in broadcasting/journalism preferred
• Minimum 3-5 years hosting and/or reporting in a medium to large market
• Shooting and editing experience required
• Expertise in using HD cameras, wireless microphones, and field lighting
• Segment producing experience preferred
• Good writing skills for on-air and online presentation
• Must have the ability to work well under pressure with assigned deadlines
• Ability to interact productively and positively with fellow employees
• Good communications skills on and off the air
• Works Monday-Friday, 40 hours a week
• May be required to work a flexible schedule and/or extended hours
• Computer skills necessary (Windows/PC, newsroom-based software such as ENPS)
• Skilled in non-linear editing
• Valid driver's license
• Travel: Frequently: As required for live shot location
• Work Environment: Field & Office: Live shots on location in the morning, then typically interior/office environment
• Physical Demands: Medium work: Some lifting 10-20 lbs., walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.
• A spirit of teamwork and a desire to win!

Work Environment: Outdoors

Physical Demands: Light work

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d54y77-44-192-92-49-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.