Anchor/MSJ

Beaumont, TX, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Responsibilities:

Anchor the 4:00p and 6:30p Newscasts as well as turn content for morning show.​​
Brainstorming big ideas with the team during editorial meetings and brainstorming sessions
Work with news and marketing teams to create a franchise based on your personal passions and the needs of Southeast Texas
Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for television, mobile and social platforms
Write in an exciting, captivating, and authentic manner
Develop original content through social listening and independent sources
Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner
Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
Texas/regional knowledge is a plus
Perform other tasks as required

Requirements

12News is looking for a dynamic and enterprising anchor/MSJ to join the award winning & fastest-growing team in Southeast Texas!

We are looking for a fresh, engaging and dynamic voice to anchor afternoon and early evening newscasts. Our ideal candidate is someone who will take a leadership role in these shows, assisting with their planning, creation and writing. We want someone who can help grow our producers and build shows that cut through the noise!

​This role is much more than reading a prompter -- it is about authenticity, relating with the audience and providing context to the stories Southeast Texans need to hear.

We want a digitally savvy team member who can reach our audience and isn't afraid to connect. We want to add your charisma, skill and expertise to our culture. We want someone who is just as passionate about innovation in journalism as they are in making the community a better place.


  • Ability to shoot and edit

  • Ability to adapt schedule required

  • Minimum 2-4 years of reporting, anchoring or fill-in anchoring required

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field

  • Resume reel with current work examples required to be considered

  • Must have examples of strong breaking, general, and feature news anchoring and reporting

  • Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook and a keen eye toward what's trending locally and nationally.

  • Strong understanding of the tenets of professional journalism

  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius, and Axis graphics a plus

  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events​

About the Company

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 [ 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.