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Weekend Anchor/ Reporter

Company: KPNX
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

12 News, the TEGNA NBC affiliate in Phoenix, is looking for an engaging, innovative, and experienced anchor/reporter/multi-skilled journalist to join our award-winning news team. We are not just looking for an anchor to present the news from behind a desk, but a leader who can help shape the future of local news in the 5th largest major city in the country, where more than 300 people move every day. A successful candidate will foster a strong sense of purpose to continuing 12 News' commitment to serving our community. They will also have strong writing skills, authentic energy, and command of the content.

Responsibilities:

You will be asked to lead, on and off camera.

On the air, you will deliver everything from breaking news to lighter moments in a conversational style, either from the studio or live in the field.

Contribute to 12 News content coverage across broadcast, digital, and our social channels

Contribute to 12 News' special coverage of breaking news, major events (Olympics, Super Bowl, Elections), and station initiatives (Turkey Tuesday, Summer of a Million Meals)

Requirements:

5-10 years news anchor/reporter experience

Journalism/Communication or related degree

Proven news judgment and understanding of the tenets of professional journalism

Ability to write compelling copy and tell engaging stories across platforms

Understanding of current content gathering and production techniques

Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

Ability to work various shifts as needed

Work Environment: Office

Physical Demands: Sedentary work

Travel: Occasionally: 10-25%

Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.

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 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital 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.

Keywords: KPNX, Phoenix , Weekend Anchor/ Reporter, Advertising , Phoenix, Arizona

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