Full Job Description

11Alive is looking for a multi-platform producer to help redefine the way local news is covered. We’re looking for self-starting journalists with proven reputations who are eager to discover the next big story. Our ideal candidates want to take what used to be known as the assignment desk to the next level. Ideally, this candidate would have great people skills, knowledge of the metro Atlanta area and the ability to develop great sources and contacts. They possess expert social media skills and have a proven track record of mining social data to find and develop stories.

In this role, you will:

  • Use social media mining tools (CrowdTangle, TweetDeck, Dataminr, Facebook) discover unique content.
  • Develop contacts and sources to be used in newsgathering operations.
  • Research stories for facts and credibility.
  • Enterprise and develop news stories.
  • Respond to viewer phone calls and emails.
  • Organize press releases and maintain relationships with public relations coordinators.
  • Use consumer analytics in determining on-air content.
  • Coordinate multiple crews and breaking stories simultaneously.
  • Shoot, edit and write news stories for all platforms (on-air, online, social media) when needed.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.
  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • Organizational skills and ability to work independently and multi-task confidently under tight deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
  • Previous assignment desk experience preferred
  • 2-5 years of experience preferred
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Understanding the tenants 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

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 [ Link removed ] – URL blocked – click to apply.

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.

Journalism

Editing

Photojournalism

Press Releases

Coordinating

Social Skills

Full-Time

Atlanta, GA

Media – Journalism – Newspaper

12/19/2020

9559/7634/37603