Full Time Job

Weekend News Anchor / MMJ

KSNT

Topeka, KS 10-15-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

KSNT/KTMJ/KTKA its looking for its next great multimedia journalist and anchor. This position is for someone who wants to grow and wants to do it all.

The Weekend Anchor/MMJ produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms (including TV, internet, mobile, etc.) in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
• Work with management to enterprise and develop stories daily which are relevant to the local community
• Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events
• Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories
• Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms
• Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines
• Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details
• Organizes material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards
• Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information
• Gathers information about events through observation, research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions
• Builds network of sources who supply information that allows the Company to stay ahead of its competitors
• Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas
• Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions
• Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts
• Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements
• Shoots and edits news events and news reports
• Produces and presents reports for all platforms
• Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
• Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms
• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Fluency in English
• Strong reporting skills
• Understands importance of social media
• Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar, communication and organizational skills with the ability to ad lib when required
• Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all station personnel
• Operates newsroom computer systems
• Solid vocal delivery, camera presence, and clear enunciation
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Ability 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 shift

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Company Profile
KSNT

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.