Host - NBC5 Daily Lifestyle Show

Posted: 1/19/2020

Location: Dallas - Fort Worth, Texas
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Editor / Editorial, News & Journalism
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Essential Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility is to present a lively innovative lifestyle show for Dallas-Fort Worth viewers in a light, fun and entertaining manner. In addition, the Host will be required to integrate sales and product placement presentations and segments within the show. The Host will be responsible for reporting entertainment stories (in house and in the field), generating content ideas, gathering information and preparing for presentation in the show. The Host will also be expected to participate in community events and station activities from time to time as master of ceremonies and/or Host as requested by the station.

Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Be entertaining, energetic, creative, and possess a strong desire to contribute to the team and win!
  • Articulate viewpoints and personal experiences in a manner that helps the audience feel a personal connection to the content.
  • Conduct studio and/or telephone interviews with guests and listeners.
  • Collaborate with producers, co-hosts, and associate producers to generate interesting show topics that will create lively dialogue that engages the interests of the audience.
  • Introduce contests and promotions.
  • Promote the show, the station and the company positively on and off the air to maximize the growth of subscribers and listeners.
  • Make promotional appearances and travel for remote broadcasts and/or promotional events
  • Experience performing on a live show


  • Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:
  • 3 years of on-air experience
  • Experience in commercial production and product placement
  • Understanding social media (e.g., Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and how to self-promote on the platforms
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Comfortable working with talent, artists and high profile individuals
  • The Host must be flexible pertaining to required wardrobe and on-air clothing as it may relate to seasons of the year, special occasions (e.g., Halloween, summer, etc.) and advertiser requirements
  • Strong interest in current events and pop culture
  • Good public speaking and presentation skills
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job#: XXXXBR)
  • Must be willing to work in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX just south of DFW Airport
  • Willingness and ability to work long hours, late nights and weekends as required. Good attendance and ability to avoid tardiness is crucial.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays and overnights at times on short notice
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

    Desired:
  • Possess ability to develop story ideas, research, and plan segments
  • Expert tease writer
  • Competitive success in delivering both ratings and rank success
  • Knowledge of current events, politics and pop culture
  • Excellent communicator
  • Strong on-air presence and voice as well as ability to project a professional image
  • The ability to ad-lib and improvise effortlessly in various types of on air situations and ability to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines
  • Experience developing, writing, producing packages, as well as shooting and editing packages for integration in a broadcast.

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