JOB DESCRIPTION

KUSA / KTVD-TV, 9NEWS Denver, is home to employees who demonstrate an urgent, passionate and unmatched commitment to lead and revolutionize information delivery across all platforms. We are looking for a creative, engaging, enterprising Anchor to join our morning content team. The successful candidate will be an excellent, dynamic on-camera communicator with the proven ability to skillfully ad-lib in any live situation including handling breaking news situations with ease. This journalist must be able to connect with the audience on all platforms and build an authentic connection with the community. The ideal candidate will have strong editorial judgment, the ability to generate unique, compelling and innovative story/show ideas, as well as develop contacts and relationships. Must be able to work a flexible schedule and take part in various community events on behalf of the station.  

JOB REQUIREMENTS

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Anchor/Host multiple hours of a fast-pasted, morning show as part of an ensemble
  • Minimum 3-5 years news anchor/reporting experience
  • Experience shooting, writing and editing stories
  • Journalist and/or Mass Communication degree preferred
  • Understand the core principals of professional Journalism
  • Develop original content through social listening and independent sources
  • Excellent, creative presentation and writing skills a must
  • Strong and consistent use of social media for news gathering/disseminating and community engagement
  • Cultivate sources & break news

 

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. 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 49 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and two radio stations in 41 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 35 million across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA's stations have over 25 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 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.  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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