News Anchor / Reporter (Weekends) (8670)

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WSYX/WTTE, in Columbus, OH, has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Weekend News Anchor / Reporter. We are looking for a strong writer, someone with sharp wit and the ability to work well with others. We're also looking for someone who is a self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas on a daily basis. The winning candidate will be able to demonstrate enterprise reporting and creativity in story-telling. Exemplary communication skills and previous experience working in a team environment are a must.

In this role, you will be required to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet and social networks, along with performing other duties as assigned by the news managers. Ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule that will include evenings and/or weekends is required.

Experience:

  • Previous anchoring experience is required
  • The ideal candidate should have considerable live shot experience

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Anchor newscasts as assigned, including engaging in the production process leading up to the newscast
  • Participate in special event coverage
  • Participate in station and community events
  • Write stories and teases as assigned by producers
  • Participate in daily editorial planning meetings
  • Engage viewers daily on Facebook, Twitter and other station web and social media platforms
  • Develop and report on franchise and sweeps stories
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills:

  • Excellent communicator and leader in the newsroom
  • Sharp news judgment
  • Excellent technical skills and the ability to work well with others
  • Must be able to work in a deadline-oriented environment and be able to react in high pressure situations
  • Must have at least four year on-air experience and two years experience as an anchor
  • Must also have and maintain a good driving record and valid driver's license

This is NOT an entry-level position. If you have the required experience and skills, please apply online. In addition, include a link of your latest work or send a non-returnable DVD to:

WSYX/WTTEAttn: Assistant News Director1261 Dublin RoadColumbus, OH 43215 No phone calls or e-mails, please

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