Show Me St. Louis Host/MSJ
5 On Your Side, the TEGNA-owned NBC affiliate in St. Louis, Missouri is seeking a creative, engaging, Multi-Skilled Host and Contributing MSJ for its popular daytime program, “Show Me St. Louis.” Since September 1995, “Show Me St. Louis” has featured local restaurants, small businesses, arts and entertainment venues around the St. Louis community. Candidate would host sponsored segments and create sales and lifestyle content for multiple platforms for local businesses. This is a Monday through Friday position working full-time. The successful candidate will be able to execute a variety of tasks in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment and work well with advertisers. The ideal candidate is a great storyteller who will excel in this digital age of journalism. We want journalists who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing.
Work with the sales team and local clients in creating live or pre-produced sales segments.
Work with sales team to create mutually beneficial relationships with clients.
Properly coordinate and schedule pre-produced sales segments that might require travel to local businesses.
Provide an exceptional level of customer service to advertisers purchasing sponsored content.
Work with community advocates to highlight their contributions positively impacting the St. Louis area
Develop contacts throughout the community to identify brand- appropriate stories and contribute daily through the editorial process
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
- Journalist and/or Mass Communication degree preferred
- Minimum 2 years experience as on-air host, or similar on-air duties
- Experience working with digital and social media tools in a professional environment
- Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure.
- A personal style that promotes effective communication and professional relationship-building.
- Excellent use of social media for news gathering/disseminating and community engagement
- Cultivate sources
- Ability to generate creative, engaging, metrics-informed story pitches
- Strong verbal and written communication.
- Strong organization and time management.
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 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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