Anchor/Reporter - WNBC

Posted: 5/9/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Generate story ideas, research and set up the content and interviews, work with the producer, write and voice the story, and present the story live as scheduled on a designated newscast
  • Perform on-air responsibilities for designated newscast
  • Perform anchor assignments for all news programs, as requested or required
  • Work with news producers, managers and photographers on station news packages
  • Contribute story ideas for key series pieces and lead stories for daily news programs.
  • Research and write scripts for news content. Select video and coordinate the editing for material that appears on-air
  • Communicate with news producers, assignment editors and managers regarding story
    development, progress in the field and/or breaking news stories
  • Build relationships with the community and community leaders for the purpose of developing connections for story leads. Develop and cultivate contacts within the community for news stories
  • Participate in station-sponsored events and all assigned special promotions projects

  • Qualifications
    :• Minimum 5 years television reporting experience in a large market
    • Minimum 3 years of anchor experience
    • Proven track record of strong live reporting skills and strong story telling
    • Strong live reporting skills are necessary
    • Understanding of Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
    • Must be a team player and work effectively in a face paced environment

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
    • Ability to work long hours, a variety of shifts (including weekends) and to return to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage, when necessary
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must have a valid driver’s license
    • *This position is an AFTRA Represented job. Successful candidate will be required to join the AFTRA Union upon employment if not already a member.

    Desired Characteristics
    • Experience in contributing to web site
    • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Communications
    • Experience in hard and soft news
    • Excellent writing and speaking skills
    • Able to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations, particularly breaking news
    • Able to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines
    • Possess the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment
    • Demonstrated ability to enterprise, research and plan stories
    • Demonstrated experience generating and producing news stories
    • Prior experience delivering taped and live reports
    • Can act decisively under stress and tight deadlines
    • Prior experience reporting in a top 50 market

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