Full Time Job

Weekend Anchor / Reporter


Indianapolis, IN 02-07-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
FOX59 in Indianapolis is looking for an Anchor/Reporter to anchor Weekend Evenings. This is the #1 rated station in the market. This position will also fill in on the anchor desk for other newscasts, report for evening newscasts and help with special projects. This is an opportunity to join the largest newsroom in Central Indiana and cover big stories and breaking news on a regular basis.

FOX59 in Indianapolis is looking for an Anchor/Reporter to anchor Weekend Evenings.
• 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.
• Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner.
• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching, and coordinating news programming and other content.
• 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
• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
• Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field.
• Minimum three years of experience in news anchoring.
• Must possess the ability to interact well with anchors, reporters, producers, 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.
• Ability to meet clock requirements, prioritize assignments and multitask simultaneously with execution showcasing your high level of experiences
• 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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxz82o-3-238-250-73-42 in your application.

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.