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WBAL-TV

Baltimore, MD 02-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Local News Traffic / Breaking News Anchor Reporter

WBAL-TV, the NBC affiliate in Baltimore is now hiring a Traffic / Breaking News Anchor Reporter. We need a good storyteller who has excellent on-air presence and engagement skills. We want someone who can captivate our viewers on social media and a journalist who will grow this position. You will report to the Assistant News Director.

Responsibilities
• Prepare morning traffic report with graphics.
• Provide concise live traffic reports for morning show.
• Research and report up-to-the-minute traffic conditions.
• Communicate morning traffic information to viewers through digital platforms including our station website, mobile app, and social media pages.
• Gather information and report on breaking news from ''11 News Live Desk.''
• Produce reporter stories for later newscasts.

Requirements
• Professional or college experience as a journalist and storyteller in a commercial television station
• Experience using traffic systems preferred
• Suited to ad-lib in breaking news situations
• Clear speech, basic knowledge of how to use a computer and basic knowledge of social media
• Familiar with street and highway names and directions; quick to learn
• Must be creative and work well with others
• Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

Benefits

Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.
• Medical | Dental | Vision
• 401(k) matching
• Emotional Wellness Support
• Paid Time Off
• Paid Parental Leave
• LGBTQ+ Health Services
• Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm0k3m-3-215-186-30-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WBAL-TV

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.