JR07668 - Anchor/Reporter

Posted: 9/3/2019 | Expires: 10/3/2019

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Function: Production
Specialty: News & Journalism, Host / On-Air Personality
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

WGCL-TV, a Meredith station is seeking an Anchor/Reporter. This role gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms of the future. The incumbent appears on-air, including live shots. The Anchor/Reporter is an ambassador to the community and regular makes public appearances.

 

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE MADE ONLINE. PLEASE DO NOT E-MAIL RESUMES TO STATION PERSONNEL.

 

Essential Job Functions:

30% - Writes and edits news stories.

30% - Gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms.

25% - Oversees story generation and source development.

15% - Presents news on air/live.

 

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements/All must be met to be considered.EDUCATION: Completion of high school, or equivalent. College degree in journalism, mass communication or other related field preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two years related news experience, five preferred. Prior experience in top 25 market preferred.

Experience with breaking news and ad lib situations. Prior experience anchoring.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Writing, news gathering, excellent interpersonal skills.

Minimal travel <10%

Our cornerstone is knowledge of the home, family, food and lifestyle markets. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets.