Full Time Job

Weekend Anchor / Multimedia Journalist

WOWK

Charleston, WV 08-26-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WOWK-TV is the CBS affiliate in beautiful Charleston-Huntington, WV, and we are looking for an energetic, warm and team-oriented journalist to anchor our weekend newscasts. You will be the face of our show and the first person our viewers see on the weekends. You will also play a key leadership role in our newsroom, make critical decisions, and pitch in when necessary. 13 News is a collaborative, encouraging and POSITIVE place to work. We strive to find a good balance between hard work and having fun!

Charleston is the state capital and a thriving city filled with culture, heritage and great restaurants; Huntington is the home of Marshall University and a vivid art scene. Our TV market covers parts of three states (Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia) and is within easy driving distance of half a dozen major metropolitan areas. Whether you are hiking, biking, camping, or just looking for beautiful views, ''The Mountain State'' region is a great place to live and raise a family.

The News Weekend Anchor/Multimedia Journalist serves as the primary presenter of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
• Anchors weekend television newscasts and other dayparts as assigned, both in the studio and the field.
• Anchors additional content on digital platforms, including wowktv.com, Facebook, Twitter, and other sites.
• Writes content for broadcast, online and other platforms.
• Produces TV newscasts, including story selection, writing, video editing, production cues, and other necessary steps to ensure the newscasts are ready for air.
• Acts as multimedia journalist when not anchoring.
• Works with management to enterprise and develop news stories.
• Demonstrates compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and standups.
• Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity, accuracy, and quality.
• Shoots and edits video.
• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
• Performs special projects as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education
• Two years of television anchoring or reporting experience or equivalent required
• Solid vocal delivery, camera presence, and clear enunciation
• Strong reporting skills
• Collaborates with newsroom teammates in an encouraging, positive, and respectful manner.
• Operate newsroom computer systems

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rvn4e0-44-201-68-86-42 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.