Multi Media Journalist

Company: Tegna

General Information
US-ME-Portland
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Full-Time
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Job Description

NEWS CENTER -- a TEGNA Media company, is looking for a great storyteller who will excel in this digital age of journalism. We want a journalist who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms, both digital and on television, through memorable writing, photography and editing. We're looking for someone with grit who is internally motivated and hates to get beat on a story.

In this role, you will:

  • Enterprise stories for appropriate platforms
  • Write, shoot and edit unique, captivating news stories
  • Craft content 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
  • Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest
  • Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner
  • Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility
  • Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology
  • Ability to generate and produce content under tight deadlines
  • Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media
  • Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video
  • 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.


  • Here's what you need:

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 2-5 years of experience is a requirement for this position.
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism
  • A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting
  • Willingness to work any shift and extend hours on short notice
  • Willingness to live/immerse yourself in the community and commit to the job for at least 3 years
  • Strong engagement skills on social media, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
  • Organizational skills and the ability to consistently turn out quality content against tight deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
  • About TEGNA
    TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry's top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. 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.

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