Raycom Media

  • Reporter/Anchor

    ID
    2018-9142
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    News/Content
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Work Days
    Sat-Wed however subject to change
    Work Hours
    40
  • Job Overview

    Looking for the next great superstar! WTXL ABC 27 HD has an immediate opening for a full-time Reporter/Weekend Anchor in our News Department, are YOU that person?

     

    Duties of this position will include gathering and verifying factual information for stories through interviews, observation and research; assembling and explaining information accurately on all stories assigned; building community and business contacts to develop fresh daily leads; providing live news reports for WTXL news programs, conducting live reports from event sites as well as the studio; anchoring during various shifts, producing newscasts and updating social media. This position is expected to act as a supervisor/role model for interns and news crews during assigned shifts. Other duties, such as making personal appearances to promote the station, may be assigned as the needs of the station dictate.

     

    Applicants must have a good attitude and approach, be able to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word and find solutions for or deal proactively with work-related problems.

     

    Qualifications:

    • College degree in Journalism/Communications required
    • 1-2 years of experience as a reporter, with some on-air anchoring experience
    • Some producing experience
    • Proficient with computers as well as online and mobile platforms
    • ENPS experience preferred
    • Good work ethic and good attitude and approach
    • Must be able to multi-task and provide a proficient level of quality control and accuracy
    • Must have a valid state driver’s license
    • The ideal candidate must be able to work well with other staff under periods of stress and impending deadlines and must have a visceral distaste for office politics and gossip.
    • Drug screen  and MVR check required.

    To apply, please go to Raycommedia.com, search under careers and apply online. Please include your cover letter, resume, writing samples, and a link to your reel. No telephone calls, please. WTXL ABC 27 HD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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