WWL-TV is seeking a part-time, entry-level researcher to work in its award-winning newsroom. Researchers assist journalists in the production of news, sports and weather content and will be assigned tasks to contribute to WWL-TV's news coverage on all platforms. Duties include responding to viewer calls and emails and assisting with research for staff members in the production of news stories.
A Bachelor's degree with journalism/communications as a major or minor field of study or currently enrolled as a student in a college or university with journalism/communications as a major or minor field of study
Good news judgment
Competent writing skills
Ability to multi-task and work in a deadline environment
Must be available for night and weekend shifts as needed
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. TEGNA reaches more than 90 million Americans and delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media includes 47 television stations and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of Cars.com, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and other powerful brands such as G/O Digital and Cofactor. 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 will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.