Nexstar Media Group

  • Weekend Evening News Anchor/Multimedia Journalist

    Requisition ID
    2019-6430
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-SC-Myrtle Beach
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    WBTW in beautiful Myrtle Beach, SC is seeking a Weekend Evening News Anchor/Multimedia Journalist. The News Anchor/Reporter 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.  

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

     

    • Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
    • Work with management to enterprise and develop stories daily
    • Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms
    • Organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards
    • Gather and verify information regarding stories through interview, observation and research.
    • Build network of sources who supply information that allows the Company to stay ahead of its competitors
    • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
    • Other duties as assigned

     

    Requirements & Skills:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required 
    • (2) years television anchoring,reporting or producing experience (or any combination of the three)
    • Solid vocal delivery, camera presence, and clear enunciation
    • Strong reporting skills
    • Understand importance of social media
    • Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills
    • Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all station personnel
    • Operate newsroom computer systems

     

     

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:


    The News Anchor/Reporter must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the News Anchor/Reporter must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

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