Full Time Job

Anchor

WPHL

Philadelphia, PA 7 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

WPHL-TV, a Nexstar Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Anchor to work in our Philadelphia location.

Primary Responsibilities
• Deliver news-related stories to the market, familiarizing yourself with the script in order to read it well and conversationally on air during multi-hour morning show

. PHL17 morning news, is a fun, fast paced show with plenty of banter between anchors on set and reporters in the field. The ability to adlib and be a member of the ''cast'' is critical to the continued success and growth of the show.
• Prepare and write copy for newscast and web
• Write news information for the station's internet website, social media, and other enterprises as required
• Review and scrutinize the copy written by less senior reporters and MMJ's to prepare the story for air
• Involvement in community events as directed by the station (As needed)
• Fill in for other anchors to cover vacation and other time off (As needed)
• This position may occasionally be called on to provide special reports for the newscasts (As needed)
• Ability to ad lib during both breaking news situations, and for lighter talk segments.
• Stay up to date on what's trending both locally and nationally
• Interact with guests both live in studio and live on location in the field

Requirements:
• Degree in Journalism, Mass Communications or a combination of equivalent experience as a television journalist.
• 2+ years experience anchoring newscasts in a top 50 market
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of newsroom computer systems and editing
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

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Company Profile
WPHL

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.