Category:
News
Position/Title:
Anchor / Reporter
Details:
Duties (including but not limited to):

Anchor weekday morning newscasts (daily), cut-ins (daily), noon newscasts (occasionally), and other segments & programs (as needed) Produce weekday morning newscasts (occasionally), cut-ins (daily), noon newscasts (occasionally), and other segments & programs (as needed) Break enterprise news stories (daily) on-air, online, and on social media channels. Report live (daily) on-air, online, and on social media channels. Participate in community functions and make public appearances on behalf of our station and company

Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
12/20/2018
Closing Date:
1/20/2019
State:
Georgia
URL:
http://https://www.wrbl.com
Experience:
Job Skills:

Dynamic, confident, and comfortable presenter from the anchor desk and live in the field

Leverage insatiable curiosity and savvy interpersonal skills to cultivate sources, develop story leads, and regularly break exclusive enterprise and investigative content on all platforms

Low-to-Zero call/approach reluctance

Knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act and some practical experience using it

Strong news judgment

Never miss a deadline — Highly organized and manages time very well

Work well under pressure — Ability to handle breaking news and last-minute changes with aplomb

Superior writing skills — A flair for tease writing highly preferred

Mastery of AP writing style for the authoring of on-air and digital content

Ability to post and manage content, engage with viewers, and cultivate story leads on social media platforms

Familiarity with digital and social media metrics

Confident and capable videographer who understands the components of visual storytelling and is able to gather compelling visuals, strong natural sound, and solid interviews with field video gear

Confident, fast video editor

Strong line producer — The morning newscasts are staffed with a producer. However, the successful Anchor/Reporter candidate must be confident in this as they will line produce occasionally and will assist with line producing duties daily.

Professional, collegial demeanor with colleagues and with members of the public

Strong, candid knowledge of self and your capabilities

A hunger to learn, improve, and share the experience with team mates

Hate to lose and driven to dominate competitors

Requirements:
Technical Skills:

Strong working knowledge of a digital content web publishing system

Strong working knowledge of social media platforms publishing and metrics dashboards

Strong working knowledge of video cameras and other field gear

Working knowledge of still cameras

Strong non-linear video editing skills required. Familiarity with Adobe Premiere video editing software preferred.

Familiarity with ENPS rundown and story management system preferred

Ability to operate field live transmission unit essential — TVU experience preferred

Ability to confidently and safely operate a motor vehicle

Mastery of smart phone hardware and mobile app operation

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s Level Degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communications

Minimum Experience:

3-5 years live television anchoring and reporting experience (required)

Work Schedule is: As Assigned

Primarily Weekdays 3:45am – 12:45pm.  Will also fill in for other news team members in other dayparts and on other days as needed. Community engagement responsibilities regularly occur during non-news times.

 

How to Apply:  EOE M/F/D/V

Make sure you attach your Resume with a Link to your Video Footage.

Pre-employment background screening required.

Candidate must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.

Candidate must be able to lift and carry up to 30lbs of equipment.

 

Qualified Applicants should apply on-line at the link below.

https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/3717/anchor-iii%2c-news/job

Contact:
Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com
Apply Online URL:
https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/3717/anchor-iii%2c-news/job
Job Req #:
2018-3717
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