Multiskilled Journalist


The Multi-Skilled Journalist will embrace WCNC’s standard of news reporting, storytelling, and investigative excellence across multiple platforms.

Multi-Skilled Journalists create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography, and editing. MSJs are great storytellers who excel in the digital age of journalism.


Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for television, mobile and social platforms
Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner
Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories
Develop original content through social listening and independent sources
Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner
Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility
Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest
Produce news stories that are unique and captivating
Operate newsgathering vehicle to and from various locations
Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media
Enterprise news stories
Shoot, write and edit packaged reports
Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video
Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories
Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology
Perform other tasks as required by News Content Manager

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 11/27/2018
Closing Date: 3/26/2019
City: Charlotte
State: North Carolina

Experience: 2 Year(s)

BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
2-5 years of experience preferred
Bilingual, (English & Spanish) speaking desirable
Experience with photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
Strong understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting
Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time sensitive deadlines
Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 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 approximately 35 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

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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