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High School Sports Contributor

WFAA-TV

Location: Dallas, TX

Contact Name: Tegna Inc.

Web: http://www.wfaa.com

Job Description

Category: Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Position/Title: High School Sports Contributor
Primary Industry: Broadcasting - Radio - TV
Manage Others: No

Details:
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to cover high school sports in North Texas? WFAA-TV, the TEGNA Inc and ABC Affiliate in  Dallas/Ft. Worth is looking for an independent contributor to showcase their talents on WFAA.com.  We’re looking for an energetic, vivid and passionate writer to cover local high school sports.

You should possess:
A familiarity with the teams in the D/FW market area, or the willingness to dive in and quickly acquire it
A fluency in all high school sports, with a high level of knowledge in football specifically
An ability to multi-task and effectively keep track of multiple teams, stories and games simultaneously
The initiative to find and cover stories which may not yet be in the public consciousness
An ability to quickly and thoroughly write original stories.
The mindset to work as part of a team and complement WFAA's sports coverage as a whole

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

Vacancy Type: Part Time
Date Posted: 8/2/2017
Closing Date: 9/2/2017
City: Dallas - 75202
State: Texas
URL: http://www.wfaa.com

Experience: 2 Year(s)

Requirements:

Your experience should include:
A familiarity with visual storytelling and the ability to shoot and edit occasional video stories
Comfortability live digital presence, including but not limited to High School Sports Special
Previous experience writing and publishing through a content management system.
Strong social media skills
A bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field.

If interested, please apply online at www.wfaa.com/about.  Please include writing samples.
Contact Company: Dallas,TX
Contact E-Mail: humanresources@wfaa.com
Contact Details: Human Resources

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.