Nexstar Media Group

Anchor/Reporter

Requisition ID
2019-6477
Category
News
Job Locations
US-CT-New Haven
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

WTNH News 8 has an immediate opening for a News Anchor/Reporter who will serve as 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

Position Summary

 

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 (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education
  • (3) years television anchoring or reporting experience required
  • 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.
and the demands of breaking news, which can happen at any time. Some travel may be required. Must be willing and able to work all shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

 

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

 

********* EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *********

 

WTNH is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity in our workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

News 8 WTNH/WCTX values the contribution of all of its employees. We recognize their efforts by offering a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more. We are committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background and DMV check

 

To be considered for this position you must apply online via the Nexstar Media Group Career Portal: Please remember to attach your cover letter, resume and a link to your demo reel (if applicable).

 

Nexstar Careers - First Time users must create an Account

https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchLocation=12781-12791-New+Haven

 

OR

 

www.wtnh.com ABOUT US > JOBS > Search New Haven, CT

 

Why work for us?

News 8 Behind the Scenes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cD297vbpf0&t=25s 

 

 

 

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