Anchor/Multi-Skilled Journalist

WFMY News 2

Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Anchor/Multi-Skilled Journalist - 213

WFMY News 2 in Greensboro, North Carolina is looking for an experienced, engaging and enterprising journalist to join our team as an Anchor and Multiskilled Journalist!

The successful candidate must be deeply committed to local news; be a natural competitor - wanting to consistently break lead stories and love covering breaking news and weather. In addition, they must be an excellent storyteller, developer of sources and understand the news cycle extends to multiple platforms: someone who is willing and able to create unique and shareable stories for all platforms.

Our ideal candidate is a digitally savvy team member who can create innovative content for our community. In this role, you’ll be responsible for anchoring newscasts and General Assignment reporting. The reporting and anchoring will both require establishing sources, pitching unique enterprise story ideas, strong writing and news judgement skills. You’ll also be required to engage with the community both through your social media accounts and at community outreach events.


 • Anchor and fill-in anchor during the week as assigned

• Work with producers to create an engaging newscast, write and copy edit to improve all content every day.

• Generate unique, compelling, and innovative story/show ideas and content

• Excellent, creative presentation and writing skills a must

• Excellent use of social media for news gathering and community engagement

• Cultivate sources

• Find enterprise stories and tell them in a way that brings topics and characters to life.

• Contribute to multiple platforms daily including writing for the website and posting on social media.

• Collaborate with a team to produce the most creative, compelling stories

• Develop contacts and relationships in the community

Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
- Greensboro
North Carolina
2 or more years of experience


• Journalism or Mass Communication degree preferred with two-years of experience preferred

• Strong on-camera delivery with the ability to ad-lib

• Embraces team-approach to successfully accomplish tasks

• Excellent writing, packaging, and live skills

• Ability to shoot and edit

• Knowledge of ENPS and Edius (editing) a plus

• Must be able to report in a broad range of styles with good on-air presentation skills

• Demonstrated ability to work under pressure

• Specialized reporting experience (investigative) a plus

• Demonstrated ability to make sound editorial decisions and help form coverage plans during breaking news


Travel: Occasionally: 10-25%

Work Environment Set: Outdoors: performed in various outdoor environmental conditions

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




TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.

Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% - 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.

Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.

TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 


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 64 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

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. We value and consider applications from all qualified candidates without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. TEGNA will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable law. If you are in need of an accommodation in order to submit your application, please email 

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