Anchor Iii, News

Nexstar Broadcasting Ghent , WV 25843

Posted 2 days ago

WVNS- NEWS ANCHOR/REPORTER

Job Description Position Summary:

The WVNS TV Reporter/News Anchor collects, analyzes and presents fact about newsworthy events by interview, investigation or observation, and presents news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Presents news stories and other content for all platforms.

  • Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.

  • Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to provide complete and accurate information.

  • Gathers information via research, interviews, and experience; attends political, news, sports, social, and other functions.

  • Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsroom situations as required.

  • Pitches stories to News Managers and Producers, which are relevant to the local community.

  • Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.

  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.

  • Writes content for the website and other digital platforms; edits video clips as assigned.

  • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

  • Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.

  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Minimum two years of experience in news reporting and anchoring.

  • Fluency in English; excellent communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to ad-lib when required.

  • Superior on-air presence both in the studio and live locations.

  • Excellent news judgment with expansive knowledge of local/national current events, history, newsmakers, and issues.

  • Receptive to coaching, able to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record.

  • Flexibility to work different hours and shifts.

You must apply online to be considered for this position. Please go to: www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WVNS-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

WVNS-TV is an equal opportunity employer.


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