Full Time Job

News Anchor & Reporter

Fox TV Stations

Orlando, FL 05-09-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Fox Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of US television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, DC and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX 35 Orlando has a rare opening for a dynamic, engaging, experienced journalist to anchor our weekend morning newscasts. This anchor/reporter will enterprise investigative caliber content during the week, fill in for other anchors as needed, and work with news managers and producers to develop content and execute a strategy for weekend newscasts. We're looking for a go- getter, with a proven track record of digging, asking tough questions on behalf of our viewers, and producing engaging content for our newscasts and digital platforms. We expect a rock star reporter who every other reporter in the market will follow.

You'll join an anchor team includes the most experienced journalists in the market. They're professional, polished, confident leaders in the community and the newsroom.

REQUIREMENTS:

A minimum of 3+ years' experience working as a reporter and/or anchor in a medium or large market preferred.

EDUCATION: College degree in communications/journalism or related field preferred.
OTHER: Good news judgment and knowledge of fair and accurate journalism practices. Ability to tell stories, ask good probing questions in Q&A with reporters and ad-lib effectively. Strong writing skills and thorough knowledge of current events. Excellent people and communication skills; must be a team player

JOB RELATED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Excellent Attitude
• Problem Solving and Decision Making
• Commitment to Excellence
• Initiative
• Teamwork
• Job Skills
• Integrity
• Outstanding Communication Skills

TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:

Regularly stand; walk, sit, reach with hands and arms; and; talk or hear.
Occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gq9k09-3-234-244-105-42 in your application.