Full Time Job

Correspondent

Newsnation

Remote / Virtual 07-14-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
NewsNation seeks a correspondent to report for the nation's fastest growing cable news network. The ideal candidate is a natural storyteller, someone who is flexible and adaptable and equally at ease covering news of day and breaking news. The correspondent will be responsible for covering stories in their home base city and the corresponding geographic region. Assignments will also often include responding to and covering major breaking news elsewhere throughout the country.

Responsibilities:

Must be an excellent live performer able to report from the field or in the studio

Must have the ability to pitch and cover stories from bureau city and the encompassing a geographic region

Must also have the ability to pitch and turn enterprise reporting/stories

Crisply, clearly and concisely report on news of day or breaking news stories

Work in concert with a producer and photographer to produce content for both broadcast and digital platforms

Develop and maintain strong contacts and relationships with sources

Work with management to enterprise and develop stories

Demonstrate compelling storytelling using compelling scripting, dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics

Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education)

Five-plus years television anchoring or reporting experience required

Solid vocal delivery, camera presence, and clear enunciation

Strong reporting skills

Understand importance of social media

Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all network personnel
Operate newsroom computer systems

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp5034-44-197-230-180-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Newsnation

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.