Full Time Job

Morning News Anchor


Indianapolis, IN 10-25-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

The Fox59 AM Morning News Anchor serves as the primary presenter of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
• Presents news stories and other content for all platforms.
• Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
• Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner.
• Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members.
• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content.
• Acts as a reporter on special assignments as deemed necessary.
• Conducts interviews with news personnel and external entities.
• Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
• Participates in promotional activities to include public appearances.
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
• Writes content for the website and other platforms as requested.
• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
• • Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field.
• Minimum five years' experience in news anchoring.
• Fluency in English.
• Must possess the ability to interact well with anchors, reporters, videographers, news managers, etc. with superior business acumen
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
• Superior/Flawless on-air presence.
• Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers, etc.
• Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.
• Ability to meet clock requirements, prioritize assignments and multitask simultaneously with execution showcasing your high level of experiences
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
• Flexibility to work any shift.
• Again, Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field & a minimum of 5 years of anchoring experience

Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.