BASIC FUNCTIONThis position is responsible for: The overall direction of the newscast, including, but not limited to, content, preproduction and graphics. RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES Essential Functions - Perform duties as assigned, including making sure all stories chosen meet the standards of the news department. Must also contribute to daily story selection and bring ideas to the table. Must also be creative and a forward-thinker and have excellent news judgment. Candidate should be able to write excellent copy that is clear and concise and come to work every day with a vision for his/her newscast.Manages the story selection and placement, writers assigned to your show, all copy written in and for your show, the placement of graphics. Must be an excellent leader and champion for newscast.Maintains a level of calm during intense pressure situations, without letting the integrity of the newscast suffer.Should also be able to handle assignment desk duties including phone newsgathering, crew coordination and other duties as assigned.The job is approximately 24 hours per week including Saturday 230-1030pm. Education: Degree in Journalism or Communications or other equivalent field. Experience: Minimum 2 years newscast producing experience. Skills: Excellent communications and time-management skills. Knowledge of web posting a plus. Must be able to work unsupervised. Equipment: Knowledge of newsroom computers, internet, satellite and microwave news gathering is essential Proficiency in basic computer skills & typing is essential. Knowledge of ENPS, Vertigo Graphics, Sony editing programs a plus. Use of Facebook, Twitter, Slack, TVU Anywhere App, Videolicious and other social media applications will be required as part of this position. About TEGNA: TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 46 stations in 38 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 32 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.