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  • KWES TV Midland/Odessa
  • Dallas, TX, USA
  • Jul 17, 2020

Job Description

WFAA in Dallas, TX is seeking an experienced, energetic News Producer to join a major market team. If you like to produce fast-paced, creative newscasts, we want to hear from you. You must love where our business is headed and be aggressive at participating on all platforms. We're looking for a quick-learner who can independently work from home in this new environment, as needed.

In this role, you will:

Encourage innovation and risk-taking in crafting great newscasts through evoking emotion and showcasing

Write and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting and digital platform

Have a good understanding of social media platforms to incorporate into newscasts.

Work collaboratively with other producers and staff members

Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories

Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer

BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field

3-5 years of experience preferred

Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems

Understanding the tenets of professional journalism

Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content

Knowledge of ENPS 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


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 www.TEGNA.com.

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.