Media – Journalism – Newspaper
Consumer Investigative Journalist #610

AT TEGNA INC. (View all jobs)


WXIA in Atlanta is looking to add a Consumer Investigative Reporter to their award-winning special projects team. This reporter’s mission is to help expose problems and find solutions through powerful journalism and eye-opening investigations.

A passion for storytelling is a must, along with an eye for creative writing and collaboration. Another key requirement: curiosity and compassion. We are looking for a leader who helps drive decisions and charts the course of stories.


  • Proven background in developing, researching, and vetting ideas that lead to accurate and creative stories with impact
  • Write and produce broadcast versions, long-form, investigative, and character-driven stories.
  • Understanding of editing and graphics applications such as Adobe Premier and After Effect
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media and technology to enhance stories.
  • Establish sources and develop news stories.
  • Willingness to cover a wide variety of stories
  • Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions and suggest story ideas.
  • Ensure stories are a featured on digital platforms
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
5-7 years

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • At least 5-7 years of experience, including prior investigative work, preferred
  • Strong, concise writing
  • Clear understanding of the principles of journalism and journalism ethics
  • Advanced experience in Adobe Premiere and some experience in After Effects
  • Knowledge in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Social media proficiency, including an active news gathering on platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
  • Demonstrated news judgment, writing, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills.
  • Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable



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.

*Union employees should refer to their collective bargaining agreement for details specific to their benefits.


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 www.TEGNA.com.

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 askhr@tegna.com 

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