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Content Discovery Center Editor - Portland, OR #7795119

Company: Tegna

Date: 01/14/2021

City: Portland, OR

Employment type: Full-time

KGW 8 in Portland, Oregon, is seeking a Content Discovery Desk Editor (Part-time) working 20 hours per week. KGW 8 is a ratings leader in the Portland market. If you are a dynamic, motivated and creative Assignment Editor, KGW wants you to join its award-winning team. It is a terrific chance to work at the leading news operation in Portland, one of the greatest cities in the United States. This a work-from-home position as our newsroom is primarily operating on a remote basis. The main shifts will be weekends and evenings.


Responsibilities:



  • Gather and distribute accurate, superior content.
  • Rapid response to breaking and daily news.
  • Execute daily news coverage and plan for major events.
  • Produce and publish to multiple platforms daily, including writing and editing for KGW.com and posting on social media.
  • Edit video and graphics as assigned.
  • Monitor traditional and emerging technologies to receive, filter and share content.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Dependable, reliable home Internet access required
  • College coursework with previous newsroom experience preferred.
  • Strong communication, conflict management, and customer service skills.
  • Creative, forward-thinking, and takes a proactive, hands-on approach.
  • Ability to direct a diverse team of experienced journalists.
  • Strong organizational skills in a fast paced and deadline driven environment.
  • Sound news judgment with the ability to work under tight deadlines and in stressful situations.
  • Demonstrated exceptional core journalism skills including writing short articles for digital media and scripts for television.
  • Extensive knowledge of social media, online, mobile, etc. content gathering tools and technologies.

To be considered a candidate for an opening at KGW you must complete the online application on the job page found on: [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply and attach your resume and cover letter. Paper resumes or any electronic information received that do not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool.


About TEGNA


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.


As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach 41.7 million television households, or 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 million social followers.


TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.


TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programming. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.


TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA's OTT advertising service.


In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.


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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