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Weekend AM Anchor / Reporter

WNCN

Raleigh, NC 05-07-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
WEEKEND AM ANCHOR/REPORTER

WNCN, the Nexstar and CBS station in Raleigh, is looking for an experienced, Weekend AM Anchor/Reporter, to join our team. Candidates must excel at Breaking News, both from the studio and live from the field. Candidates should be passionate about great storytelling and accountability journalism. Must be a strong writer, willing to dig deeper and ask tough questions. All our reporters are expected to work beats to build sources and generate exclusive, lead, stories. Our Anchors must be active in the community and must be aggressive on digital and social media. Candidates must have a college degree and at least five years anchoring/reporting experience at a network affiliate. If you're ready to join the growing CBS 17 team, and work in one of the best places to live in America, please apply online at the Nexstar Career site at www.nexstar.tv
• 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.
• Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members.
• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content.
• Acts as a field reporter as assigned.
• Conducts interviews with news personnel and others.
• Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
• Edits video clips as assigned.
• Writes content for the website and other eMedia platforms.
• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

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.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
• Minimum five years' experience in news reporting or anchoring. (More or less depending on market size.)
• Superior on-air presence.
• Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers and issues.
• Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.
• Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• 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-gk0m2p-44-222-104-206-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WNCN

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.