Anchor/MMJ - WZDC

Posted: 12/18/2019

Location: Washington, D.C., Washington D.C.
Function: Production
Specialty: Editor / Editorial, Producer, Television & Film
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

News Anchors are responsible for presenting stories with fairness, accuracy and balance presentation. Responsibilities include:

Job Duties
  • Enterprise news stories
  • Shoot, write and edit newsworthy events including breaking/spot news, general news, sports and feature stories relevant to the Washington, D.C. community
  • Cover all news stories as assigned by the News Department
  • Produce original content for Digital Platforms
  • Report/anchor from field, live shots, interviews, and package stories
  • Provide input to the show producer on show content and format
  • Record daily topicals
  • Perform live interviews and/or live demonstrations
  • Research, plan, and schedule stories or segments
  • Write scripts, lead-ins, cues and bridges
  • May make appearances before social and civic groups and at schools and colleges on behalf of the station
  • Anchor special projects and non-news shows
  • Provide coaching and input on stories to other staff members
  • Active on social media
  • Develop and pitch story ideas

  • Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Multimedia Journalist
  • Minimum of 4 years of anchoring experience in a local station or network news environment
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) both written and verbal
  • Bachelor’s Degree in broadcast Journalism or equivalents work experience
  • Must be willing to work in Washington, D.C.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends, holidays or overnights as required
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV on to be considered

    Desired Qualifications
  • Excellent news judgment
  • Strong live reporting skills
  • Strong storytelling skills
  • Ability to ad-lib effortlessly in various types of situations, particularly breaking news
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well with people
  • Knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations
  • Skilled writer with outstanding communication skills
  • Self-starter who is able to work with minimal supervision
  • Team player who can also work independently and is a self-starter
  • High degree of integrity and professionalism

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