Media – Journalism – Newspaper
WXIA is seeking an experienced, dynamic, enterprising anchor to join our team and help the station create a strong legacy of community engagement. The successful candidate is a team player and newsroom leader with excellent interviewing and writing skills, and proven ability to skillfully ad lib in any live situation. A central part of this role will be elevating the station’s commitment to outreach and advocacy by cultivating key partnerships that serve WXIA’s dynamic, inclusive, and solutions-based brand.



• Anchor newscasts and report on important local stories affecting the community.

• Generate unique, compelling and innovative story/show ideas and content.

• Skillfully and calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.

• Ability to communicate stories in conversational manner.

• Excellent, creative presentation and writing skills a must.

• Excellent use of social media for news gathering/disseminating and community engagement.

• Develop and implement overall outreach strategy with objectives and action plans that align with station’s broader vision and help establish key community connections

• Produce short-and-long-form community content/specials for multiple platforms.

• Creatively build and leverage external partnerships to achieve station-wide goals and increase community impact.

• Represent WXIA at community events.

• Produce community-based events and partner with key stakeholders to build activations that support audience growth.

• Perform other tasks as required by management.

• Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines.

• Ability to take leadership role in newscast production with strong news judgement.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
3-5 years

• Journalism or Mass Communication degree preferred with five years of experience as an anchor/reporter in a medium to large market.

• Strong on-camera delivery with the ability to ad lib.

• Excellent writing, packaging, and live skills.

• Must be able to report in a broad range of styles with good on-air presentation skills.

• Strong social media presence.

• Shooting and editing skills a plus

• Prior experience as a people leader with strong leadership qualities and ability to motivate and engage team members on multiple projects.

• Passion for being involved in the community and ability to build new connections.

• Innovative mindset that seeks creative solutions on projects

• Superior communication and project management skills; ability to work under and meet deadlines.

Work Environment: Office

Physical Demands: Sedentary work

Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment

Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.




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EEO statement:

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. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.

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