Full Time Job

Morning & Noon News Anchor / Producer

WOWK

Charleston, WV 04-21-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WOWK-TV in Charleston, WV is looking for a Morning & Noon News Anchor/Producer. The Anchor/Producer is responsible for the news content of newscasts and serves as the primary or secondary presenter of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
• Presents news stories and other content for all platforms for newscasts.
• 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.
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
• Writes content for the website and other social media platforms.
• Produces and anchors one weekend show (pre-recorded).
• 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.
• Flexibility to work any shift with a focus in weekdays and holidays.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
• Minimum two- years' experience in news reporting or anchoring.
• Superior on-air presence.
• Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, news makers and issues.
• 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 in a high-pressure environment.
• Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.
• Hands-on leader, able to motivate teammates in a positive, encouraging manner.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxyjvz-35-172-111-71-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WOWK

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.