Raycom Media

Transportation and Traffic Anchor

ID
2017-7380
# of Openings
1
Department
News/Content
Employment Status
Regular Full-Time

Job Overview

WXIX the #1 news station in Cincinnati is looking for a Transportation & Traffic Anchor.  Traffic is big in Cincinnati, and this position is beyond a typical TV traffic reporter gig.   We have an exciting opportunity for a full time journalist who can help the community navigate and explain Cincinnati’s transportation challenges on TV and on digital platforms.  Duties include:

  • Regular traffic hits throughout our 6.5 hour morning newscast.
  • Aggressive engagement and output of the traffic story on all digital platforms.
  • Use of graphics and live cameras to produce the traffic story.
  • Appear live or as-live in all Fox19 Now newscasts
  • Transportation beat reporter.  Able to enterprise/produce/report daily transportation or traffic stories.

 

We are looking for someone who is smart, engaging, and genuine.  Must be able to think on their feet and can interact with co-anchors.  Must be able to produce clear, concise, and energetic traffic hits.  Must also enterprise and produce daily stories about transportation or traffic.  Other skills required:

  • Know Cincinnati highways/roads or be able to very quickly learn.
  • Familiar with traffic computer systems
  • A self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas related to commuting and traffic
  • Able to demonstrate creativity in storytelling
  • Exemplary communication skills and previous experience working in a team environment are a must
  • Ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule that could include nights and/or weekends
  • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
  • Engaging on-air presentation skills are a must

Experience:

  • 3 years of live on-air experience.  Traffic experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of traffic computer systems
  • Ability to MMJ/shoot and produce packages

 

If you have the required experience and skills, we want to hear from you! Please apply online and include a link of your latest work. Pre-employment drug screening and MVR check required.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

 

 

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